Discover what to avoid when breastfeeding. Learn about common mistakes that can impact your breastfeeding experience and your baby's health.

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Proper Nutrition Diet: Maintaining a balanced diet rich in fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains is crucial during breastfeeding to ensure optimal growth and development.

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Skipping Hydration: Breastfeeding can cause dehydration, so it's important to drink plenty of water throughout the day. Dehydration can affect your milk production and make you feel tired and irritable.

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Neglecting Breast Care: Taking care of your breasts is very important to avoid problems like sore nipples and swollen breasts. You can use creams with lanolin, warm compresses, and ask a lactation expert for help to stay comfortable and prevent complications.

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Ignoring Latching Issues: The correct latch is crucial for successful breastfeeding, and if your baby struggles or you experience pain, seek immediate guidance from a breastfeeding expert.

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Neglecting self-care: Being a mom means you need to take care of yourself. It's important to rest and get help from your friends and family. When you're well-rested and happy, you can take better care of your baby.

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Using Nipple Shields without Guidance: Nipple shields can be handy, but if you use them without help from an expert, it might make breastfeeding more difficult. Talk to a lactation expert before you decide to use nipple shields in your breastfeeding routine.

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Avoid Medicines without Consultation: During the breastfeeding, do not take any medicine without consult your doctor, because some medicines can dissolve in your breast milk and it can affect your baby.

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Smoking and Alcohol consumption: Avoid smoking and excessive alcohol consumption during breastfeeding to prevent harm to your baby and milk production. Quit smoking and limit alcohol intake.

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Stress and Anxiety: Feeling very stressed and anxious can make it harder to produce enough milk and enjoy breastfeeding. You can try relaxing activities like taking slow, deep breaths, doing yoga, or meditating to feel calmer and reduce stress.

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