Fruits and Vegetables

Include fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet as much as possible. About 2½ to 3½ cups of vegetables and 2 to 2½ cups of fruits daily are important for breastfeeding women. Make sure to include a vitamin C source in your
daily menu and a good source of vitamin A several times each week.

  • Oranges
  • Orange, grapefruit or WIC-approved juice
  • Strawberries
  • Green peppers
  • Broccoli
  • Butternut squash
  • Greens
  • Carrots
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Cantaloupe