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How many extra calories a day can I have if I'm breastfeeding and pumping?

How many extra calories a day can I have if I'm breastfeeding and pumping?

Depends: Generally, if you are exclusively breastfeeding a single baby (not using any solids or formula), you need about 300 to 500 extra calories beyond what you ate prior to pregnancy. It's more important to eat to satisfy hunger than watch calories. Avoid eating for stress or fatigue. Eat a nutritious well-balanced diet because what you eat flavors your milk, so you are developing your baby's taste! ...Read more

Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


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How many calories should I be consuming and burning everyday to loose weight? I'm 5'8, 234lbs and breastfeeding.

How many calories should I be consuming and burning everyday to loose weight? I'm 5'8, 234lbs and breastfeeding.

Check BMR: You should check your basal metabolic rate, your body composition and talk to your primary physician. You shall eat calories equal to your BMR and take good vitamins and minerals. Avoid high sugar foods. No sodas. Add regular exercise program. Keep your doctors reccomendations in the plans. Avg weight loss will be 1-2 lbs a week till u reach about 200 lbs. ...Read more

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Loam feeding my 70 days old baby breast feed 70% percents and formula 30%. Do I burn calories? I feel so tired I don't eat a lot or more than usual

Loam feeding my 70 days old baby breast feed 70% percents and formula 30%. Do I burn calories? I feel so tired I don't eat a lot or more than usual

Yes. 300-500 Kcal: Your body requires from 300-500 calories a day to produce the equivalent of 3 bottles of formula a day. Also, you may not be getting enough rest or fluids, there are more demands on you time and responsibilities. Postpartum depression can also present with fatigue. Don't be shy with discussing your feelings with your doctor. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my heart is pumping faster than normal I should burn calories right?

What do you suggest if my heart is pumping faster than normal I should burn calories right?

No: It's not the fast heart rate that burns the calories, it's the muscular exercise you do that makes your heart beat faster that burns the calories. ...Read more

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I am currently pumping approx 70-80 oz of milk in a 24 hour period. How many calories does this burn each day?

I am currently pumping approx 70-80 oz of milk in a 24 hour period. How many calories does this burn each day?

Negative: Even the lowest fat milk still runs 10 calories per ounce so you aren't burning calories you are consuming over 700 calories per day. ...Read more

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How many extra calories does the Atkins diet burn? I know that fat is burned instead of carbs on the Atkins diet, but how does that change the amount of calories burned?

How many extra calories does the Atkins diet burn? I know that fat is burned instead of carbs on the Atkins diet, but how does that change the amount of calories burned?

Less calories: The important thing about the atkins diet is that you eat very little carbohydrate. As a result you eat more fat. For most people, fat is more satisfying in terms of feeling full than carbs. As a result you eat fewer calories overall and lose weight. Also, when fat is burned it produces ketones. These suppress your appetite as well. The amount of calories burned depends on your activity. ...Read more

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Is it safe to swtich from breastfeeding to pumping for 6 days?

Is it safe to swtich from breastfeeding to pumping for 6 days?

Safe to pump: There are no inherent safety risks from pumping over breast feeding, but prolonged changes to bottle feeds over nursing can interfere with lactation and infant's interest in restarting on a natural nipple rather than artificial one. ...Read more

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Do you think I can go on a calorie controlled diet whilst breastfeeding?

Do you think I can go on a calorie controlled diet whilst breastfeeding?

Not advisable: It's not a good idea to limit caloric intake to the point you are losing weight while breastfeeding. Some of that should happen naturally anyway with the breastfeeding. If you limit calories, you risk limiting nutrients your child needs. Not to say you should overdo it either and eat 10, 000 calories a day. If needed, talk to a dietician or lactation specialist. ...Read more

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How many extra calories a day must I have if I'm breastfeeding twins?

How many extra calories a day must I have if I'm breastfeeding twins?

Varies..: There isn't an absolute number but nursing a singleton requires an 200-500 calories a day. Make sure to increase your fluid intake and remember that your body will produce breastmilk first, take care of you second. Eating a well balanced diet will help keep both momma and twins healthy. ...Read more

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Is it advisable to be on low calorie diet while breastfeeding?

Is it advisable to be on low calorie diet while breastfeeding?

No: Breastfeeding requires many nutrients & burns a lot of calories. In order to produce an adequate supply of milk the body needs a good supply of nutrients & energy. Instead of counting calories new moms should focus on consuming a balanced diet rich in whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, and lean meats. An extra 500 calories/day over typical requirements is recommended during breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Are Alive! Once Daily Ultra Potency Women's multivitamins safe for breastfeeding? Exclusive pumping 12 oz a day.

Are Alive! Once Daily Ultra Potency Women's multivitamins safe for breastfeeding? Exclusive pumping 12 oz a day.

Yes: This is a good-quality multivitamin.
I recommend a good multivit for everyone but they are esp. Important if breastfeeding. This time of year it is wise to take 4-5000 iu of Vit D3/day as well, and continue your Omega 3's as DHA is important for your baby's development.
See http://healthyeating. Sfgate. Com/multivitamins-breastfeeding-4739.html ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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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