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Foods you should stay away from while breastfeeding

Published on Apr 09, 2023 12:09 PM IST
  • It is always a good idea to talk to your healthcare provider or a lactation consultant about your diet and any concerns you may have while breastfeeding.
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While breastfeeding, it is important to maintain a healthy and balanced diet to ensure that your baby receives the necessary nutrients. There are certain foods that you may want to avoid, depending on your baby's individual needs and any allergies they may have. Here are some general guidelines to follow: (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 09, 2023 12:09 PM IST

While breastfeeding, it is important to maintain a healthy and balanced diet to ensure that your baby receives the necessary nutrients. There are certain foods that you may want to avoid, depending on your baby's individual needs and any allergies they may have. Here are some general guidelines to follow: (Unsplash)

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Alcohol: It is best to avoid alcohol while breastfeeding, as it can pass through your breast milk to your baby and affect their development. (File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 09, 2023 12:09 PM IST

Alcohol: It is best to avoid alcohol while breastfeeding, as it can pass through your breast milk to your baby and affect their development. (File Photo)

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Spicy foods: Spicy foods can sometimes cause digestive problems in babies, so you may want to avoid them if you notice any issues. (File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Spicy foods: Spicy foods can sometimes cause digestive problems in babies, so you may want to avoid them if you notice any issues. (File Photo)

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Cow's milk: If your baby is lactose intolerant or has a milk allergy, you may need to avoid cow's milk products. Consult with a healthcare professional to determine the best course of action.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Cow's milk: If your baby is lactose intolerant or has a milk allergy, you may need to avoid cow's milk products. Consult with a healthcare professional to determine the best course of action.(Unsplash)

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Caffeine: You can consume caffeine in moderation while breastfeeding, but excessive amounts can cause restlessness and sleeplessness in your baby. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Caffeine: You can consume caffeine in moderation while breastfeeding, but excessive amounts can cause restlessness and sleeplessness in your baby. (Unsplash)

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Fish high in mercury: Certain types of fish, such as swordfish, king mackerel, and shark, can contain high levels of mercury, which can be harmful to your baby's development. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Fish high in mercury: Certain types of fish, such as swordfish, king mackerel, and shark, can contain high levels of mercury, which can be harmful to your baby's development. (Unsplash)

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