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Nutrition Tips for National Breastfeeding Month


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August is National Breastfeeding Month. MyPlate has compiled free nutrition resources to celebrate National Breastfeeding Month.  If you or someone you know breastfeeds or provides breast milk, support you or your loved one’s health with MyPlate's nutrition resources.

MyPlate’s breastfeeding resources include:

This breastfeeding tip sheet on consuming seafood and beverages, healthy food options, physical activity, avoiding, and daily food checklists.

This plan helps with figuring out what and how much to eat when breastfeeding.

This handout provides facts and suggestions on healthy seafood options to consume when breastfeeding.

This useful resource provides healthy snack ideas to eat when breastfeeding.

This resource on how to properly store and handle breastmilk.