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Is it ok to work out while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: You can keep up with your regular (or new) exercise schedule as long as you are keeping yourself well nourished and well hydrated.
Dr. Laura Webb
Pediatrics 13 years experience
Yes: It is not only ok to work out while breastfeeding it is healthy and beneficial to you and baby. The most important thing is to make sure you stay hydrated and drink extra water during your exercise sessions. Timing your exercise to after a feeding or pumping session will make the working out much more comfortable. Also, make sure you have a supportive sports bra.

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