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It's safe to eat peanuts during pregnancy, unless of course you are allergic to them. There's no evidence that eating peanuts or foods containing peanuts while you're pregnant may give your baby a peanut allergy. But peanuts should be eaten in small amounts due to their high fat and oil content.
Go ahead and munch on peanuts after giving birth as long as you are not allergic to them. High in essential nutrients, they can boost your health. Eat in small quantities to avoid unnecessary weight gain.
It's fine to eat peanuts while breastfeeding given you are not allergic to them. Do watch out for any allergic reaction in your baby, and if you notice anything, stop eating peanut. Peanuts help boost breast milk secretion in some mums.
A landmark study shows that feeding peanuts to babies - even those at high risk of allergies - between the ages of 6-11 months, can help prevent peanut allergies. Peanuts can help baby's brain development, but do not feed whole or in pieces as peanuts can be a choking hazard. Give watered down peanut butter instead, and in small amounts.