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Doctor insights on: Body Fat Percentage During Breastfeeding

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Why is it that during breastfeeding some come fat and when they stop breastfeeding they loss weight.

Why is it that during breastfeeding some come fat  and when they stop breastfeeding they loss weight.

Eating more: The opposite of what you said is generally true. Breastfeeding increases one's metabolism making it easier to lose weight. I suppose the people you are referring to just ate too much. ...Read more

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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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After baby delivery how to get rid of fat during breastfeeding ?

After baby delivery how to get rid of fat during breastfeeding ?

Depends on you: If you look at the specifics, creating breast milk for baby requires metabolic work on your part ( that is quite passive).Over 1yr your breasts will use your body energy to create roughly 500-1000 cal/day for baby. If you only consume the diet you need for your pre-pregnancy weight, you could drop 1-2 pounds a week due to breastfeeding alone.If you eat more you loose less. ...Read more

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Can i take flygyl during breastfeeding?

Can i take flygyl during breastfeeding?

Yes: This medication has been well studied in lactation and there are no specific concerns about its use. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take nacl during breastfeeding?

Is it okay to take nacl during breastfeeding?

Beast milk and medicine: Are you asking about table salt ? If a prescription of some sort call who prescribed it and ask. ...Read more

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Which medications are safe during breastfeeding?

Which medications are safe during breastfeeding?

Some are, some not: You'll have to consult the prescriber for information on medication safety, i can't list them all here in a short answer. Definitely check on both OTC and prescription med safety before taking medications while nursing. ...Read more

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Eaten poppyseeds during breastfeeding.. What to do?

Eaten poppyseeds during breastfeeding.. What to do?

No worry.: They contain enough opiates to cause a false positive urine drug test, but not to affect you or the baby in any way. ...Read more

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What foods to avoid during breastfeeding typically?

Highly seasoned food: Avoid highly seasoned foos, caffeinated beverages, foods not healthy for mom or babe. Also avaid any uncooked seafoods or any food that can pass any infectious agent on to mom or babe. ...Read more

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Please tell me what food to avoid during breastfeeding?

Please tell me what food to avoid during breastfeeding?

A varied list: Some people can eat everything, some can't. So you can cheat some with this list... 1. Cabbage 2. Onions and garlic 3. Spicy foods 4. Cruciferous vegetables (broccoli and cauliflower), radishes, asparagus 5. Caffeine 6. Dairy and tomatoes you may find some of these foods are well tolerated, and you can eat lots, and find some foods you didn't know about (almonds, carrots). Comes with experience. ...Read more

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Are there suggestions for detoxifying during breastfeeding?

Are there suggestions for detoxifying during breastfeeding?

Not the best time: To detoxify. A balanced and nutritious diet will help. Vegetables are natural chelators. Chlorella is a natural chelator and can help detoxify. Chinese medicine can help you accomplish your goal and it is safest to do so under the supervision of a trained practitioner. ...Read more