• By Laurel J. Kelly

Consumer Health: Nutrition tips for breastfeeding moms

August 3, 2018

a young mother holding an infant, with father in the background cooking at the stoveBreastfeeding nutrition: Tips for moms 
Breast milk contains the right balance of nutrients for your baby and boosts his or her immune system. If you're breastfeeding, you're giving your baby nutrients that will promote his or her growth and health. You might have questions, however, about your own diet while breastfeeding. What foods are best? Do you need to increase your calorie intake? Are there foods you should avoid? Here are some basic nutrition tips for breastfeeding moms.

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