Wellness for the Family: August is National Breastfeeding Month

August is National Breastfeeding Month and with that comes the topic of nutrition for both mom and baby.   During Wellness for the Family, registered dietician with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Shanthi Appelo breaks down what foods and specific vitamins are key for new moms and the health benefits they have on newborns.

Plus, Shanthi also explains what foods and drinks, new moms should avoid when breastfeeding including caffeine and alcohol.

For more details on the recommendations click on the Zoom interview above.

For a direct link to Shanthi Appelo’s “A Healthier Michigan” website with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan click here. 

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