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Is it safe to diet & lose weight while breastfeeding?


In general breastfeeding mothers should never consume less than 1500 kcal. per day. Otherwise it can have negative affect on milk production.

Women who excluisvely breastfeed their baby often lose weight faster after pregnancy than women who need or decide to bottle feed.

Sometimes weight loss even seems to occur without any effort from the breastfeeding the mother.

It varies for how long this period of weight loss does extend to, but often the mother loses weight fastest in the first three months after giving birth.

This depends on how much weight the mother gained during pregnancy and her physical condition before getting pregnant.


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