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How should the mother's diet be during breastfeeding according to the WHO?

By Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 01/05/2022

A nursing mother should have a balanced and varied diet in order to provide the necessary nutrients to the baby during breastfeeding. In addition, many specialists recommend the administration of vitamin supplements during breastfeeding.

For all these reasons, the World Health Organization (WHO) states that breast milk is good for babies, as it contains all the nutrients. Breast milk

 Marta Barranquero Gómez
Marta Barranquero Gómez
B.Sc., M.Sc.
Embryologist
Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH).
License: 3316-CV
Embryologist. Graduated in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences by the University of Valencia (UV) and specialized in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) in collaboration with Ginefiv and in Clinical Genetics by the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH). License: 3316-CV.