Badass Breastfeeding Podcast

Caffeine and Elimination Diets

January 24, 2022 Dianne Cassidy & Abby Theuring Season 1 Episode 232
Badass Breastfeeding Podcast
Caffeine and Elimination Diets
Show Notes

Caffeine and elimination diets…what’s the real story behind that?

Does caffeine keep your baby awake?  Do you have to give up your favorite foods?

And how much caffeine is too much?  And what about that cow’s milk thing? Let’s break it down…

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Things we talked about:

The trend of elimination diets [7:11]

How much caffeine is too much? [8:57]

One ridiculous study…and the rebuttal [10:58]

Barriers to breast/chest feeding and how restrictions discourage breast/chest feeding [14:22]

The dairy elimination [19:48]

Elimination for colic and eczema [21:28]

Normal infant behavior and fussiness [23:59]

How the formula companies play a role in all of this [26:08]

How much dairy can a parent have, anyway? [29:52]

Consequences [30:59]


*This Episode is sponsored by Zomee and Cake Maternity


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