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Safe???

Is it safe to take Whey protein when you are breastfeeding?? He is 11 months old and eatting solid foods and breastfeeding.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:59 PM on Dec. 17, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I haven't heard anything bad. I even mentioned to my doctor that I drink a shake every now and then and he didn't seemed concerned. If anything you are just getting more vitamins and protein which well help with milk production.
    DomoniqueWS

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 4:12 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • If your baby has a milk allergy then maybe. But otherwise no. Its not the best protein source for weight management or digestive function. Hemp protein is better. Soy protein is the worst. if you are prone to constipation or acne, I would stay away from dairy based proteins
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 6:48 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

  • As long as baby has no issues with dairy, completely safe.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 7:48 PM on Dec. 17, 2010

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