infant feeding - diet for lactating mother
March 26, 2007 3:12am CST
A lactating women should be advised to eat an extra helping of the family food and regularly eat green leafy vegetables. There is no need to avoid any specific fooods, however excessive caffeine, tobacco and alcohol should be discouraged. Consumption of slat only in the form of salt fortified with ioine. i.e.: iodized salt, should be ensured.