What kind of food should eat the mothers that breastfeed

One of the important things for the mothers that breastfeed is to drink enough amount of liquids: water, yogurt and milk, light herbal teas, soups, fresh squeezed juices.


Alcoholic beverages should be excluded, and coffee and tea the kind of black and green tea, to be minimized. It is recommended intake of three servings of dairy products throughout the day and especially enriched with vitamin E (1 serving = 250 ml milk or yogurt = 80 grams of low-fat cheese = 50 g cheese).

It should consume a variety of fruits and vegetables in different colors, and to avoid foods that cause bloating: beans, lentils, soybeans, peanuts.

Nuts (walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds) and seeds (flax, sunflower, pumpkin seeds) be consumed daily.

Should be entered sufficient quantities of meat and fish, especially sardines.

Every day should be used foods that are sources of carbohydrates: bread, pasta, rice, potatoes. But it needs to avoid foods containing trans fats as fatty pastries, cookies, snacks, crackers.

Most medication pass into the milk, so mandatory before drinking any medication consult your doctor.