What teas to avoid while breastfeeding?
Chamomile (German) or ginger tea are considered safe, for example, but stay away from any tea with goldenseal. Avoid these herbs. Some interfere with lactation and some could be harmful to your baby. Consult your doctor before taking any of these herbs.
Are herbal teas safe while breastfeeding?
Some herbal teas (listed at right) are generally considered safe to drink during pregnancy and when breastfeeding, if taken in moderation. A moderate amount would be no more than two to three cups (1 cup = 250 mL) of weak tea a day.
What herbal tea is good for breastfeeding?
Some of the common herbs found in lactation teas are fenugreek, blessed thistle, fennel, stinging nettle, goat’s rue, moringa, and milk thistle.Fenugreek is an herb with a taste similar to maple syrup. Blessed thistle is commonly used for digestive issues as well as part of lactation teas.