A 22-year-old male asked:
When i'm breastfeeding do i still have to follow the same food regimen as when i was pregnant?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Almost: You need about 500 calories more a day while breastfeeding, at the end of the pregnancy this was 300 calories. Fluids also help with mild production.
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A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
No: You have more freedom while breastfeeding. You can have alcohol for instance. You want to make sure the food you eat won't make you sick though. Wash your fruits and vegetables thoroughly. Your meat and fish should be fresh.
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Can I get pregnant if I am still breastfeeding?
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Pediatrics 36 years experience
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