One thought on “Do I need to limit chocolate while breastfeeding?

  1. Arti says:

    No. While a few strongly flavored foods may change the taste of your milk, most babies seem to enjoy a variety of breast milk flavors. The doctor may recommend eliminating the food from your diet for a week or so and then reintroducing it to see if there’s a consistent effect. If you notice that your nursing baby seems fussy, gassy, or sleepless after you eat a particular food, talk to your baby’s doctor to make sure it’s not a fewthing else. Gas is a local reaction in your GI tract, so foods that make you gassy won’t affect your baby’s digestion. It’s okay to have a piece of chocolate candy or slice of chocolate dessert. But if you eat large amounts of chocolate, the theobromine (a stimulant) in the chocolate can affect your baby in much the same way as caffeine. But if y

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