Vemale.com – When pregnant and breastfeeding, we are encouraged to maintain our nutritional intake. Therefore, it is not surprising that this provokes many myths about food that we should or should not consume when we experience these two conditions. One of the most commonly discussed myths about food during pregnancy and breast-feeding is that we should not eat spicy foods during pregnancy and lactation. Is not it true?
As reported in the page www.babycentre.co.uk, should not eat spicy foods during pregnancy and breastfeeding is just a myth. Because, if the spicy foods you consume do not cause heartburn, there is no reason for you to not be able to enjoy your favorite spicy foods while pregnant and lactating.
Some of us may have concerns that a spicy dish may trigger a contraction that can cause labor to occur more quickly. But, there is no scientific evidence that can prove that eating spicy foods can lead to contractions and affect the condition of the fetus.
In fact, the spicy foods you consume will only affect you on your own. While the fetus is in your womb only take the vitamin C nutrients that are contained in many chili.
Then what about breastfeeding mothers? Is it safe to eat chili while breastfeeding? Secure. Therefore, the spicy flavor that arises due to capsaicin compounds in chili will only affect you. Therefore, capsaicin compounds that may be absorbed in breast milk will not be strong enough to make your baby spiciness.
This is because, breast milk is produced by taking the nutrients from the mother's blood is not from its digestion. Therefore, if your baby has diarrhea after you eat spicy foods, it's not just because your milk is spicy because of the food you eat. Rather, your baby has an allergy or sensitivity to the spicy flavor of the chili.
One of the allergic reactions to this type of food is characterized by digestive disorders. In allergic or sensitive infants, capsaicin compounds from chili can affect the digestive system.
If your baby has signs of an allergy to spicy flavor, you should stop eating spicy food for a while. But, if your baby does not have an allergy to spicy, spicy food consumption while breastfeeding is not a problem for you.
Well, now you already know that should not eat spicy foods during pregnancy and breastfeeding is just a myth? So, you have no need to hesitate to eat spicy foods during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Eits, but still, be sure to eat spicy food in moderate amounts alone yes, Mother. Because, although safe, if consumed in excess can also trigger the problem later.
(vem / ama)