5 doctors weighed in:
Can I breastfeed while I am pregnant?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Breastfeeding while pregnant isn't ideal but it can be safe if you adjust your diet a little.
You will need to add some calories to account for both the baby and the breastfeeding and you will need to be really good about additional water as you can get very dehydrated that way. You should start weaning during your pregnancy as it will be hard to breastfeed both babies.

In brief: Yes
Breastfeeding while pregnant isn't ideal but it can be safe if you adjust your diet a little.
You will need to add some calories to account for both the baby and the breastfeeding and you will need to be really good about additional water as you can get very dehydrated that way. You should start weaning during your pregnancy as it will be hard to breastfeed both babies.
Dr. Megan Bird
Dr. Megan Bird
Thank
Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Safe generally unless there is risk for premature labor.

In brief: Yes
Safe generally unless there is risk for premature labor.
Dr. Michael Swor
Dr. Michael Swor
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
14 years in practice
47M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors