8 Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding ...


Experts maintain that there are no foods that must be avoided while breastfeeding. La Leche League International suggests mothers keep a close eye on baby and avoid foods they feel have caused adverse reactions in the child. What are the most common foods to look out for? Here are 8 foods to avoid while breastfeeding.

1. Alcohol

Limit your alcohol intake to one drink. Alcohol passes to the baby through breast milk so if you will be consuming more than one drink, pump some milk to bottle feed baby. Two hours per drink is needed to clear alcohol from breast milk.