Safe to Eat Yogurt

Is it safe to eat Yogurt during pregnancy, breastfeeding or while trying to conceieve?Is it healthy for infant, toddler or childrent to eat?

Trying to conceive

Couple may eat moderate amount of yogurt while they are trying to conceive.


Yogurt is rich in calcium. Having sufficent calcium in diet can help reproductive organs to function more effectively.


However, there is growing concern that the yogurt may affect ovulation which will affect couples' chance of successful conception.


During Pregnancy

Although it is safe for expecting mothers to eat yogurt during pregnancy, expecting mothers should exercise precaution and avoid unpasteurized yogurt and full-fat yogurt.


Yogurt is rich in calcium which is healthy for the bone development of the growing fetus.


Yogurt is also rich in probiotics which is beneficial to the digestive system of the expecting mothers.


Furthermore, yogurt is rich in folic acid which can help to prevent birth defects in newborns.


Lastly, yogurt is rich in many minerals like potassium, iron, calcium, zinc and phosphorus which are beneficial to the expecting mothers and the growing fetus.


During Confinement

It is healthy for new mothes to eat yogurt during confinement.


Yogurt is rich in minerals like calcium, zinc and iron.


Iron is essential for red blood cell formation while calcium is good for the bone development.


Zinc can help to boost the immune system of the new mothers who are weak after birth delivery.


Probiotics in yogurt is beneficial to the digestive system of the new mothers.


During Breastfeeding

It is healthy for nursing mothers to eat yogurt during breastfeeding.


Yogurt is rich in minerals like calcium, zinc and iron.


Iron is essential for red blood cell formation, this can benefit the babies who are growing very rapidly.


Furthermore, calcium is good for the bone development of the growing babies.


Zinc can help to boost the immune system of the nursing mothers and the babies.


Probiotics in yogurt is also beneficial to the digestive system of the new mothers and the babies.


Four Months to Six Months Old Baby

It is not suitable for your baby at this age to eat yogurt.


Seven Months to Nine Months Old Baby

It is not suitable for your baby at this age to eat yogurt.


Ten Months to Twelve Months Old Baby

It is not suitable for your baby at this age to eat yogurt.


One Year Old and Above Baby

It is healthy for your baby to eat yogurt.


However, you should look out whether your baby shows any allergic reaction to yogurt.


Yogurt contains iron and copper which are essential minerals for red blood cell formation and this will benefit the babies who are growing fast.