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Health Tip: Better Breast Milk

Some dietary guidelines

(HealthDayNews) -- If you're pregnant and planning to breast feed your baby, Boys Town Pediatrics in Omaha offers these suggestions:

  • Eat lots of fresh fruits, vegetables, whole-grain breads, dairy products and protein-rich foods.
  • Drink plenty of fluids.
  • Continue taking prenatal vitamins.
  • Avoid drinking more than two cups of coffee, tea or other caffeine-laden drinks a day.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption.
  • Don't smoke. It can decrease your milk supply.
  • Check with your doctor before taking any medications.
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