Ask Amanda is a weekly column from Feed to Succeed dietitian Amanda Gordon. Have a question? Email Amanda and let her know or submit an “Ask Amanda” question for a future column.
Hi Amanda, I am wondering what is the research on artificial sweeteners and breastfeeding?
This is an area that surprisingly lacks a lot of research. There are many sweeteners on the market, including some that claim to be natural, so it can get confusing. Luckily, there is a fantastic go-to resource I often recommend for questions about food and medication safety and breastfeeding.