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What Foods Not To Eat While Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Good, balanced diet: All over the world, women breastfeed their babies just fine. These women have very different diets from one another, yet as long as they eat balanced diets with a good variety of foods, they should do well with their breastfeeding. A breastfeeding mom may choose to avoid a food that she suspects is causing a change in a baby's behavior, and should discuss this with the doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fruit and Veggies: Almost any fresh fruit or vegetable should meet your criteria. ...Read more
I'm 12 days now from c-section delivering a bb boy. What are the foods not to eat to produce a lot of milk for breastfeeding? My milk is very little.
Mother's Milk Tea: Is awesome at enhancing milk production. Look for lactation consultants in your area. It is unusual to have little milk unless you have had breast augmentation or reduction. Low thyroid can also affect milk production. Look for an acupuncturist as well as acupressure points can stimulate milk production. Drinking milk is not helpful as it can be allergenic for the baby. ...Read more
Good balance: Eating healthy, well balanced meals is the best diet for breastfeeding (and for everyone for that matter!) be sure to eat a wide variety of foods; your baby is exposed to the different flavors thru the breastmilk so make sure you eat lots of veggies. Stay hydrated by drinking at least 64oz a day. Avoid highly refined and processed foods. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I heard there are cookies you can eat when breastfeeding to provide the extra nutrition you need. Anyone know about them?
Sure: Mothers in all cultures eat the food native to their countries. I don't think those in mexico, greece, or thailand are eliminating anything from their diet. We know what a mom eats during breastfeeding flavors her milk to help the baby become accustomed to their native food. Some children can be fussy after certain foods, but mom's diet is blamed too much for a baby's fussiness. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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