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What foods/vegetable to avoid??

Posted by on May. 26, 2010 at 2:00 AM
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I am just wondering what types of foods and vegetable are more likely to give a breastfeeding baby gas? I know that broccolli and red radishes can give a infant gas but what else can a infant gas??

by on May. 26, 2010 at 2:00 AM
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Daynaof3
by on May. 26, 2010 at 2:11 AM

 I think the number one problem that gives babies gas in the beginning is forceful letdown and not related to diet at all. Kellymom has an article on the gassy baby here: http://www.kellymom.com/babyconcerns/gassybaby.html

JJRsMomma
by on May. 26, 2010 at 3:36 AM

I'm not quite sure.

 

BUMP

laureng22
by on May. 26, 2010 at 8:14 AM

broccolli does not give a baby gas!

minneapolismama
by on May. 26, 2010 at 8:20 AM

cabbage, spicy food and i think cauliflower can give gas. 

Daynaof3
by on May. 26, 2010 at 10:21 AM

 The link I provided you says it all and if you check it out it goes over some causes and gives tips:

Does a mom need to watch everything she eats to avoid having a gassy baby?

The idea that certain foods in any mom's diet will cause gas in her baby is incredibly persistent but is not founded in research. If certain foods in moms' diets were an overall problem for most babies, we would expect that cultures that emphasize those foods would have more gassy and fussy babies, but this does not occur at all.

This is not to say that certain foods would not bother a particular baby - this does happen occasionally (and it's more likely with very young babies). However, there is no list of foods that every mom should avoid while breastfeeding. In fact, most babies are fine with any food that mom eats, so there is no reason to avoid a food unless you notice an obvious reaction in your baby every time you eat a particular food.

iainsmommy
by on May. 26, 2010 at 10:37 AM

I ate everything while I was nursing. My son had gas but got over it, because his body got used to eating everythig I ate

laureng22
by on May. 26, 2010 at 10:47 AM

Those are some magic veggies that can get in your breastmilk!!! You get gas bc your digestion --- it does not seep into your blood!! That is why proteins, milk, etc and alcohol that get in your breastmilk can cause problems--- bc they are in your blood!

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