You were careful about what you ate and drank during your pregnancy. Do you have to follow the same rules when you are breastfeeding?
“The good news is you don’t have to worry as much about your food,” Joanna Koch, lactation consultant at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation, says. “It’s time to return to and enjoy your normal diet.” You can have that glass of wine or plate of sushi you’ve been craving.
Koch answers some common questions from new moms about eating when you’re breastfeeding.