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Is drinking prune juice while breast feeding bad for the baby ?

Is drinking prune juice while breast feeding bad for the baby ?

No: It is fine for you both.Be aware that regular consumption is likely to clean out your system,but would not affect baby. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

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


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Prune juice effects in breast milk?

Prune juice effects in breast milk?

None.: The ingredients that act as laxatives don't end up in the milk. ...Read more

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Is prune juice excreted through breast milk?

Is prune juice excreted through breast milk?

NO: Prune juice is not excreted through your breasts. If you have unusual nipple discharge please have it evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a glass of lime juice everyday while breast feeding?

Is it safe to have a glass of lime juice everyday while breast feeding?

Not Really: Citrus fruits are acidic and may irritate a baby’s immature digestive system. Fruits to avoid include all oranges, lemons, grapefruits and limes.Some babies may experience fussiness and spitting up if mom eats citrus. Babies who are sensitive to citrus in breast milk may develop diaper rash, as they have sensitive skin that is easily irritated by the acidic nature of these fruits. ...Read more

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Would it be okay to start juicing while i'm breast feeding. She's 13 months old, she still will hardly touch real food and only wants to nurse.

Would it be okay to start juicing while i'm breast feeding. She's 13 months old, she still will hardly touch real food and only wants to nurse.

Juice: Juice which represents wasted calories will only compound your problem. Your child needs protein for growth, carbohydrates for energy and fats for brain development.Ask your pediatrician for a referral to a dietician for help. ...Read more

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Can i start juicing (the diet- turning food to juices) when I am breast feeding. 13 months old- I am still main source of food.

Can i start juicing (the diet- turning food to juices) when I am breast feeding. 13 months old- I am still main source of food.

Breast feeding: Your child needs protein in the form of meat and eggs, carbohydrates for energy which can be obtained from cereals, and fats for brain development. Juices are really wasted calories and add nothing but sugar to a toddler's diet. ...Read more

Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more