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How does breastfeeding help with weight loss?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Milk is high caloric
"dieting" is not needed, as long as the breastfeeding woman eats only as many calories as needed to maintain her normal (pre-pregnant) weight.
For example, if she was 120 pounds before pregnancy and is now 145 pounds, she should eat just enough for a 120 lb woman. Her 25 lb excess will be gradually used up in the production of breastmilk (25 ounces of breastmilk contains about 500 calories).

In brief: Milk is high caloric
"dieting" is not needed, as long as the breastfeeding woman eats only as many calories as needed to maintain her normal (pre-pregnant) weight.
For example, if she was 120 pounds before pregnancy and is now 145 pounds, she should eat just enough for a 120 lb woman. Her 25 lb excess will be gradually used up in the production of breastmilk (25 ounces of breastmilk contains about 500 calories).
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
In brief: It doesn't always
If you don't follow dr. Kwok's recommendations for limiting caloric intake, you won't lose weight.

In brief: It doesn't always
If you don't follow dr. Kwok's recommendations for limiting caloric intake, you won't lose weight.
Dr. Ted King
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