KETO DIET AND BREASTFEEDING: IS IT SAFE?
Breastfeeding mothers need to consume enough calories and nutrients to support milk production and their own health.
The keto diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet that may not provide enough nutrients for breastfeeding mothers and their babies.
A reduction in milk production is another potential side effect of strictly adhering to a ketogenic diet.
A doctor should advise breastfeeding moms who wish to attempt the keto diet to check their milk supply and baby's growth.
It's important to prioritize nutrient-dense foods and stay hydrated while following a keto diet while breastfeeding.
The keto diet's safety and efficacy for nursing moms and their newborns need additional study.