Can I drink coffee while breastfeeding?
The most difficult thing with breastfeeding for a nursing mother is to refuse many favorite and habitual treats, dishes and drinks. Including, a very controversial issue – the use of drinks with caffeine. Can I drink coffee while breastfeeding?
• Coffee, including soluble, can raise blood pressure to 10 points. Conclusion – this divine invigorating nectar is useful for hypotensive people (people with low blood pressure), and is harmful for hypertensive people (people with high blood pressure).
• Increases mental and physical activity, which is important for lack of sleep and chronic fatigue for a nursing mother.
• Increases the rate of burning calories.
Along with all the advantages of the divine invigorating nectar, there are drawbacks. For example, this is addictive and the emergence of caffeine dependence. Also, many people have heart palpitations even after drinking one cup.
What is important for a nursing mother: coffee is allowed for use when breastfeeding. However, it should be borne in mind that in infants with the use of even one cup of this drink, there is anxiety, excessive activity, sleep disturbances and even allergic reactions in the form of spots and rashes. That in this situation it is more important – a cup of a favorite invigorating drink or negative reactions of the baby, it is up to the mother to decide, of course.
On food with breastfeeding, many restrictions are imposed and from sweet can not so much. Entering the sweet.