Breastfeeding is one of the most important periods in a baby’s life. It is in breast milk that the child will stay healthy and get the necessary antibodies to protect itself from external agents.However, to keep the main source of nutrients always healthy, it is important that the mother takes care of her own diet.

In addition to always seeking to eat healthy foods, rich in protein, calcium, iron and vitamins, the mother should avoid eating certain foods that can harm the milk, change its taste and even cause colic, diarrhea and other problems in the baby.

There are some foods and beverages that are harmless to health, but during the period of breastfeeding, mothers should keep their distance. An example of this are teas, popularly used in various alternative treatments. There are herbs that can harm breast milk.

Teas that should be avoided during breastfeeding

  • Mint tea
  • Kava Kava know
  • Licorice Root Tea
  • Green tea
  • Black tea
  • White tea
  • Yerba mate Tea
  • Ginseng tea
  • Angelica tea
  • Carqueja tea
  • Dwarf palm tea

Teas that can be taken while breastfeeding

But for women who are breastfeeding and are true fans of tea, don’t worry, because the drink does not only bring harm, some of them help to stimulate the production of breast milk or even protect the health of mother and child.

  • chamomile tea
  • Ginger tea
  • Fennel tea (do not sweeten)
  • silymarin tea