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  • The amount of each mineral that is needed to support growth during infancy and childhood, to maintain body weight and health, and to facilitate pregnancy and lactation, are listed in a table called the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA).
  • However, mothers who want to use one and continue to breastfeed may be able to find success with a little guidance from their local lactation specialist or from a breastfeeding group such as the La Leche League.
  • If you begin to feel overwhelmed and need some help, contact your ob-gyn or pediatrician to get the names of recommended lactation specialists or contact your local La Leche League for guidance and support.
  • If you are exclusively nursing, it takes approximately 300 to 500 additional calories to produce a sufficient amount of milk for your baby, according to inormation in Nutrition During Lactation.
  • The high concentration of total protein and minerals in colostrum gradually changes to meet the infant's needs over the first two to three weeks until lactation is established.