Human breast milk is the perfect nutrition source for an infant. It strikes a balance of carbohydrates, protein, fat, water and nutrients. It’s easily digested and absorbed, and its composition naturally changes as a baby’s developmental needs change.
While nursing babies are unlikely to develop a food allergy from breastfeeding, some foods may not agree with the infant. Some are the foods that may cause an infant to be fussy during feeding.
Food Tips for a Nursing Mother:
A healthy balanced diet is essential to ensure that the mother gets her extra 500 kcal from nutrient-rich sources and they are not empty calories.