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Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding

Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding

A Baby Feeding

Many women feed their baby, and it is a good habit that makes a healthy relationship between you and your baby. The diet that you take directly goes into your baby body. But you should be careful that the production of milk must be fast, so the requirements of your child are fulfilled. Foods to avoid while breastfeeding to your baby.

Some foods are not safe while you are breastfeeding. They can slow down the milk production so you should avoid these foods.

Parsley or Peppermint


Parsley or peppermint is good food also use as salad dressing. It is healthy but when you are breastfeeding you should avoid these foods because too much use of parsley or peppermint will slow down the milk production. Your baby feels hunger and the growth of baby will be disturbed.

You can use parsley or peppermint in small quantity but don’t use it too much.

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Don’t use Alcohol While Breastfeeding

Quit Alcohol

Alcohol is not safe for your baby also the use of alcohol slow down the production of milk. When you drink alcohol, it directly goes into your child stomach that is very harmful to your developing baby as it slows down the growth of baby and milk production.

If you ever take alcohol then don’t feed your baby, at least, three hours.

Do not Eat Chocolate While Breast Feeding

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Chocolate also has caffeine that is not right for your small baby. It’s not mean that you ultimately leave chocolate as it is a favorite thing to many women. You can eat chocolate in little quantity. After eating chocolate if you see any allergy or rashes in your baby, then it means you have to leave eating chocolate until you leave feeding.

Don’t use Caffeine While you Breastfeeding

Too much use of caffeine

Coffee is also not good for a baby it affects the development of your baby also it slow down the production of milk. If you want to use the coffee or tea, then you should use only one cup in a day.

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Don’t use Citrus Food While you Breastfeeding

Orange Peel

Your baby is so small and cannot bear many things, or you can say that you baby will be allergic by using citrus food.  Citrus fruits like orange, lemon can be allergic your baby like spitting up, fussiness and diaper rash. You can use pineapple and mango.

Do you baby have any allergy?

Sometimes your baby gets some allergy because you have eaten or drink certain foods that are nor right for your small baby. These foods are:

  • Cow’s milk
  • Soy foods
  • Wheat
  • Corn
  • Oats
  • Egg
  • Peanut
  • Shellfish
  • Fish
  • Shellfish
  • Spicy foods like chili
  • Onion
  • Cabbage
  • Broccoli
  • If you see any allergy like
  •  Diaper rash
  • Runny nose
  • Spitting up
  • Swelling

Then you should change your diet immediately and leave all the foods that are not safe for your baby.

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