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Q&A: Can I eat chocolate?

Is it okay for me to each chocolate while I'm breastfeeding? Or is it something I should stay away from?

Re: Is it okay for me to each chocolate while I'm breastfeeding? Or is it something I should stay away from?

The Bump Expert

Yes. Having some chocolate for dessert is a wonderful way to treat yourself and is fine while you are breastfeeding. One study showed that it was safe as long as you consumed less than one pound per day. Enjoy.

Jeanne Cygnus, IBCLC, RLC