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Healthy & Easy Recipes for New Moms

By Macki West |

As a new breastfeeding mom, I’ve got to keep up on my food intake, my energy, and my sleep. Sounds easy enough but it’s not. Oh, Sleep, how I miss thee. OK, back to food. New moms don’t have time or energy or brain power to figure out what to eat, let alone what the best foods are to eat while breastfeeding. There are lots of nutrients the new baby needs. For starters, make sure you drink plenty of water. If you’re breastfeeding, keep reading for the top foods along with some great and easy recipes…

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Healthy & Easy Recipes for New Moms

Salmon

Salmon is loaded with DHA which helps with your baby's developing nervous system. It may also help in preventing postpartum depression by boosting your mood. Just make sure you eat less than 12 ounces per week to avoid high levels of mercury.
Make this easy salmon recipe

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raspberry mint sugar hearts

strawberry heart hand pies

heart shaped salad

dangerously delicious apple tart

upside-down cranberry corn cake

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About Macki West

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Macki West

Macki West is a unique and original wild-woman at heart who happens to be wrapped around her three kids fingers. She founded Cool Mom Tips and contributes to Prudent Baby, Cooking With My Kid, Babble’s Family Kitchen, and Babble Pregnancy. Read bio and latest posts → Read Macki's latest posts →

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