Breastfeeding and Allergies

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Generally speaking there are no across the board dietary restrictions while breastfeeding.  Some herbs in large amounts might impact supply, a specific food might upset baby but for the most part nursing moms can eat as they always have. That said, some of us are blessed with special little ones, little ones that are sensitive or very allergic to certain foods. Some might assume their baby is allergic to breast milk itself, but aside from a very rare condition galactosemia babies are not allergic to human milk. The reaction is not to moms milk in general but something she is consuming. Continue reading