Five breastfeeding diet tips

DRAFT Australian Dietary Guidelines released in December 2011 showed good evidence that giving mums support for breastfeeding before, during and after pregnancy can increase the proportion of women breastfeeding (both exclusive and non-exclusive) up to age six months. 

Breastfeeding initiation and duration rates are below recommended levels among adolescent mothers though, so they especially need support.1 

Here are five diet tips to help your breastfeeding clients.

Tip 1 – Energy