What do I need to eat if I’m breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding uses a lot of your energy and nutrients. So it is important that the food you eat provides enough fuel for you and your baby.
You will need more:
You will also need plenty of water to make sure you don’t get dehydrated. Make sure you have a glass that you can top up close by each time you feed your baby. Getting enough rest is also really important during breastfeeding.