Breastfeeding moms have nutritional needs above and beyond those of other women. Your milk quality won't usually suffer from poor eating habits, but your own health might. Your body will provide your baby with all the nutrients he needs, even if it means taking them from itself. Unfortunately, many women don't eat a well-balanced diet, so their bodies rob themselves of important nutrients in order to meet the needs of their breastfeeding infants. Your health is not just about you. You need to guard your well being so you can be there for your baby, now and for the rest of your life.