It’s good to sweat your tits off! Exercise for joy, and it won’t f*ck up your milk!

Exercise has no impact on milk composition with the exception of a temporary rise in milk lactate after prolonged, heavy exercise (Larson-Meyer, 2002; Prentice, 1994). It is the mum’s health and wellbeing that will suffer from being in a calorie deficit and over-exertion due to exercise in the postpartum period, long before the nutrient profile… Continue reading It’s good to sweat your tits off! Exercise for joy, and it won’t f*ck up your milk!

What about nutrients in breastmilk? Do I need to eat a good diet?

Lots of parents worry about the nutritional quality of their breastmilk. I hear mothers stress that their diets are terrible so their breastmilk must be awful! I even have experience myself of being told by a paediatrician that my son’s faltering growth was due to my vegan diet. I couldn’t possibly be making calorie dense,… Continue reading What about nutrients in breastmilk? Do I need to eat a good diet?