Eat Well - your breast milk is just like bee's honey!
You may ask in what way?
“A mothers’ milk is like bees to honey. An example of this is if the bees make honey from the ilang-ilang flower, such honey will have an ilang-ilang smell and we eat too much of it it will cause our skins to itch. So it is with mother’s milk, each mother must know what food is good for her and what is bad for her”
Your baby's digestive system is delicate and very sensitve in the first 6 weeks particularly. While there are certainly many women who can eat whatever they like and their babies seemingly are unaffected, it is a very good idea to be concious of what may upset your baby.
The most well know foods to avoid during early breast feeding are the brassicas – cauliflower, brussel sprouts, cabbage, broccoli.
I have included a list of ‘ food for early breast feeding ' here on this site .
In general you should can keep you diet highly nutritious, simple and bland.
You should remember some simple guide lines and please AVOID these below
HEAVY MIXES OF SPICE
RICH SAUCES OR FLAVOURINGS
ANY LARGE SERVES OF ACIDIC FRUIT AND VEGIES