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Why Didn't Anybody Tell Me: Asparagus

Mothers take classes on breastfeeding and even meet with lactation consultants on a weekly basis, but those experts don't tell her that if she eats asparagus, she's going to smell it hours later in her son's diaper!

The other night I hesitated before taking a bite, but caved to my craving and ate a few of the tasty green spears. As expected I paid the price in my own way, but the next morning, I smelled the asparagus aftermath elsewhere. Uncertain of its origin, I sniffed around and finally found the culprit! My lil man, a breastfed baby, had a pungent diaper thanks to his mama's diet. The next time I'm served long green stalks, I'll think twice. Have you noticed this is true with other foods?
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NyckieRocks NyckieRocks 6 years
When my son was breastfed we had a stink problem with broccoli! I love to eat it, and within minutes of being fed my son would have the worst, smelliest gas ever. It always made of a lot of laughs in our house!
emanderson emanderson 6 years
I really don't understand this article. Seriously, so what if your pee smells. Asparagus is so good for you and therefore your baby - what in the world is there to "think twice" about?
kia kia 6 years
I haven't had a baby yet but this seems obvious to me. I LOL at asparagus because it is sooooo good, but will leave you with stinky pee. It was also in full force at our local farmers' market this past weekend.
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