Next to pregnancy itself, few things cause more anxiety for moms than breast-feeding: Is my baby getting enough to eat? Do I need to dump the milk if I’ve had a glass (or three) of wine? I live in a big city—are environmental toxins getting into the milk?
Relax, says Renee Beebe, a lactation consultant in private practice in Seattle. “There are so many old wives’ tales that say you shouldn’t eat this or that—and that’s not how it is.”
Here's the lowdown on 10 things that might—or might not—affect breast-feeding.