A 34-year-old female asked:
will losing weight by getting by body into ketosis adversely affect my 8 month old daughter if i am continuing to breastfeed?
1 doctor answer
Dr. David Sneid answered
40 years experience Endocrinology
You can't get your: body into ketosis, you can only generate ketones in the urine. If you went into true ketosis, you would get very ill. A ketogenic diet will lose mostly water, not true weight. Breastfeeding is not a good time to attempt significant weight loss. Check w/your doctor.
Answered on May 22, 2014
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