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Benefits of chia seeds while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Chia seeds

At this time the general recommendation is that chia seeds not be consumed during pregnancy or lactation (due to lack of research).
Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin or blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w the.

In brief: Chia seeds

At this time the general recommendation is that chia seeds not be consumed during pregnancy or lactation (due to lack of research).
Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin or blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w the.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
their providers. 1 study showed diastolic blood pressure can drop w Chia. People w mustard seed allergies are also likely to be allergic to Chia seeds.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
their providers. 1 study showed diastolic blood pressure can drop w Chia. People w mustard seed allergies are also likely to be allergic to Chia seeds.
Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: None

No good studies.

In brief: None

No good studies.
Dr. Thomas Riney
Dr. Thomas Riney
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