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Should I be drinking orange juice while nursing?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
A woman can drink orange juice while nursing, if she was fine drinking orange juice in the past.
There is not a reason for her to avoid orange juice, unless she starts to have reactions to it. If she thinks the baby is getting a reaction after each time she (the mom) drinks orange juice, then the mom should talk with the pediatrician about it.

In brief: Yes
A woman can drink orange juice while nursing, if she was fine drinking orange juice in the past.
There is not a reason for her to avoid orange juice, unless she starts to have reactions to it. If she thinks the baby is getting a reaction after each time she (the mom) drinks orange juice, then the mom should talk with the pediatrician about it.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes
Sure! orange juice is an excellent source of vitamin c.
Unless you are finding that your baby has any reactions such as gas or diaper rash when you consume it (which is very rare), feel free to indulge. Make sure that your diet in general is well-balanced and continue your prenatal vitamins, and your baby will do just fine!

In brief: Yes
Sure! orange juice is an excellent source of vitamin c.
Unless you are finding that your baby has any reactions such as gas or diaper rash when you consume it (which is very rare), feel free to indulge. Make sure that your diet in general is well-balanced and continue your prenatal vitamins, and your baby will do just fine!
Dr. Lisa Roberts
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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Dr. Julia Sundel
Pediatrics
In brief: No
It is best to avoid citrus fruits for the first few months.
They may be harsh on your baby's maturing gastrointestinal tract. Your baby may become fussy and gassy.

In brief: No
It is best to avoid citrus fruits for the first few months.
They may be harsh on your baby's maturing gastrointestinal tract. Your baby may become fussy and gassy.
Dr. Julia Sundel
Dr. Julia Sundel
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