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What are some foods you stayed away from while breastfeeding?

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Asked by jk0128 at 11:54 PM on Jul. 2, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I really ate everything, I just tried to keep it healthy.

    Answer by mompam at 11:56 PM on Jul. 2, 2011

  • Onions and garlic, seemed to give DS gas. But in general, I ate everything, varied diet. I have heard friends be advised to limit nuts due to allergy potential but I ate them now and then.

    Answer by tigrefan98 at 12:00 AM on Jul. 3, 2011

  • Anything that could cause either of us gas. LOL I did eat anything & my son is not a picky eater. He eats salad over pizza, or at least a salad first.

    Answer by SassySue123 at 12:02 AM on Jul. 3, 2011

  • I had to avoid all dairy with my boys. I could eat anything with DD.

    Answer by balagan_imma at 12:15 AM on Jul. 3, 2011

  • I stayed away from garlic, too. I noticed tat my son had a tougher time sleeping due to gas. He always seemed fussier. A friend of mine realized her daughter was "allergic" to cow's milk this way. Every time my friend ate dairy, her daughter broke out in a rash!


    Answer by Busimommi at 12:41 AM on Jul. 3, 2011

  • I have been eating fairly healthy but when DD was younger I had to stay away from apples & peanut butter because it gave her a upset tummy

    Answer by liss05 at 11:26 AM on Jul. 3, 2011

  • Every time I had OJ or any citrus, DD would spit up so I stopped eating any type of citrus. With DS, I didn't need to stay away from anything. (I have food allergies so I stay away from those foods - breastfeeding or not.)

    Answer by JSD24 at 12:25 PM on Jul. 3, 2011

  • I didn't have to stay away from anything. But there are moms that do need to eliminate things from their diet. Best advice I can give, is for you to eat as you normally do, and only remove things from your diet if you notice baby consistently reacting to it.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 1:35 PM on Jul. 3, 2011

  • No spicy foods! No orange juice, no alcohol, no caffeine, no beans!

    Answer by PANZONSMOM at 10:49 PM on Jul. 3, 2011

  • nothing seems to bother her. of course I make healthy choices.. but I haven't had to eliminate anything from my diet

    Answer by Emmajosmommy at 11:04 PM on Jul. 3, 2011

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