Calories and fluids; are they necessary for breastfeeding mothers?

You might have questions, however, about what calories and fluids are best for your baby and how your diet might affect your breast milk and your baby. Understand the basics of breast-feeding nutrition. Do I need extra calories while breastfeeding? Do breastfeeding mothers need extra fluids? How much fluid do I need while breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding and nutrition

Benefits of breastfeeding for your baby and a discussion on multivitamins. 

Nutrition for women during breastfeeding

Explore the importance of nutrition during pregnancy and lactation.

Common breastfeeding nutrition questions

Q and A on breastfeeding and nutrition.