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A 28-year-old female asked:

Why do i get so cold after breastfeeding?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: Feeling cold may be related to some hormonal changes that lead to a lower metabolic rate and lower body temperature, or that lead to less blood flow to the skin (or to the hands and feet). These changes can make a person feel like she is colder. A primary care doctor can evaluate and also refer to an endocrinologist if needed.

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