Originally Posted by dewi
It is okay. The mom can experiment to make sure.
In Dr Ruth Lawrence"s human Lactation textbook and LLLI they recommend up to five cups
That amount could be a bit much, my clients seem to have done fine with a cup or two a day, no bother to the baby.
My only concern is if a mother drinks a few very large Starbucks strong coffees, drinking caffeinated soda, and eating chocolate regularly you will see a wired cranky mom and baby!