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Foods to eat while breastfeedng?

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Asked by sanayababy at 4:10 AM on Dec. 29, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • What do you mean? Food not to eat?

    You can eat anything while you are breast feeding.

    Answer by kynziesmom at 4:25 AM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • I wouldn't drink or drink a lot of caffeine, but otherwise, you're able to eat anything you like. All of the foods do transfer to your milk, including flavors, so your baby is developing tastes according to what you eat. Don't limit what you eat for this reason! Spicy foods, gassy foods, all of it is fine. Eliminate one by one only if there are issues. Try to eat healthy, if only for the sake of making sure YOU have the nutrients you need.

    Answer by musicpisces at 4:30 AM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • lots of water is one thing... the biggest too

    Answer by Lynnsae at 4:31 AM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • avoid spicy food dont forget that the baby test all what u eat via ur milk .. vegetables and fiber and omega 3 are gd for u and ur bb .. milk products and honney are good as well

    Answer by caramelH at 4:45 AM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • anything i guess?

    Answer by san78 at 5:55 AM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • I ate everything I normally ate.

    Answer by makelineerror at 8:50 AM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • There are a lot of myths about food and brreast feeding. The truth is

    1. Spicy foods do not make your milk hot. You can eat a bottle of hot sauce a day and nurse fine.
    2. Foods that give mom gas won't give the baby gas. Yu can eat beans all day. The baby just needs to be burped.
    3. Oatmeal can help increase milk production

    Just try to eat normal healthy fresh food like when you were pregnant.

    Answer by ecodani at 10:02 AM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • I eat whatever I want!! My daughter does not complain! she is amost 8 mths!! I do watch my caffine.

    Answer by ErinML at 10:12 AM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • You can eat what you would normally eat, no need to avoid anything unless you notice a reaction.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 2:23 PM on Dec. 29, 2010

  • About the water thing, you don't need to drink excess amounts of water. Drink according to thirst. Breast feeding mothers require no more water than the average person.

    Answer by kynziesmom at 6:24 PM on Dec. 29, 2010

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