Lemon with breastfeeding: is it possible or not?
Juicy, bright lemon with original taste and attractive aroma – many like this fruit. The benefits of this citrus can be said endlessly, during a cold – this is one of the first means of help. Is it possible for women to consume lemon when breastfeeding? Will not this fruit harm the baby? Let’s see how breastfeeding mothers have lemons, so that they bring only good.
Citrus fruits are traditionally considered to be a number of strong allergens, which is why many believe that during lactation it is better to refuse to eat lemons. However, they are not likely to be eaten entirely, they are usually limited to a pair of lobules. Is it even such a minimum amount of fruit can harm?
The fruit is saturated with ascorbic acid, other vitamins, various microelements. With its help, you can easily diversify your diet: replace the juice with salt and many spices, marinate meat and poultry in it, cook useful pastries with pulp or simply add a couple of lobules to tea or water. The fruit during breastfeeding will help:
- fill the body with many useful elements, which are consumed with great speed by lactation;
- clear the liver;
- support the functioning of the heart muscle;
- strengthen vascular walls and prevent the development of varicose veins;
- Increase stamina and strengthen immune protection;
- remove toxins, therefore, reduce weight, which is very important after delivery;
- increase lactation and improve the quality of the milk itself;
- to get rid of edema that torment many women during and after pregnancy;
- improve digestion and peristalsis of the intestine, get rid of constipation.