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Thread: Question about BF'ing and Peanuts/Nuts

  1. #1
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    Default Question about BF'ing and Peanuts/Nuts

    So I have read that you should not eat peanuts while BF'ing at first because of the peanut allergy. Does this mean all nuts or just peanuts? I've been eating walnuts in my oatmeal for breakfast and now I'm worried about it!
    Lisa

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    Logan 5-23-07
    Colby 12-14-09

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    Default Re: Question about BF'ing and Peanuts/Nuts

    I think I would be very cautious if I had a nut allergy in the family. We don't have a history of it on either side and I did eat peanut butter while bf with no problems to my LO.
    Our blessings from God!
    Kylee was born September, 2006 - 9 lbs. 12 1/2 oz, 21 inches long.
    Kiefer was born January, 2008 - 6 lbs. 14 oz, 19 1/2 inches long.
    He was diagnosed with a severe peanut allergy at 12 1/2 months old. Others later discovered.
    And I am even more blessed by being married to my best friend and the most honorable man I've ever known.

    "The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world." - Abraham Lincoln

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