Haitian Women, is it true that black-eyed peas (pwa jenwa) is BAD for you if you just had a baby?

Sometimes you don't know who to believe in Haiti. A young woman who just had a baby in Haiti has been told NOT to eat black-eyed peas (pwa jenwa) whille she is nursing. It's BAD for you, bad for the baby, they tell her. Is that TRUE of FALSE?

PHOTO: Organic Haitian Black-eyed peas
PHOTO: Organic Haitian Black-eyed peas

So she has bag full of black eyed peas and she is affraid to eat it because some Haitian expert told her not to eat it because she is breastfeeding.

What do you know about this?

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Deceno says...

noooo, lap fe l fe pete santi

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Corine says...

Black eyed peas contain folic acid. Research from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts found that levels of folic acid (folate) were much lower among people suffering from depression than in people who were not depressed.

The biggest complaints from women after childbirth are exhaustion and changes in mood. Eating the right foods can combat these conditions.

Folic acid is plentiful in avocados, leafy green veggies, grapefruit, black eyed peas, orange juice, and most fruits.

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Manmn Pitit says...

Eske se vre pwa jenwa PA bon pou fanm ki fek akouche?

Dam lan fek akouche, lap bay pitit tete, li gen yon mamit pwa jenwa lakay li. Men ekspè li yo di l li paka manje pwa jenwa a paske li pa bon pou pitit la.

Ki koze sa?

Se vre ou se pa vre?

Eske pwa jenwa BON owsa PA BON pou fanm ki fek akouche k ap bay pitit

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