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Does dieting affect my breastmilk?
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not much
As human women our bodies will leach nutrients from ourselves to preserve the nutrients in our milk.
What this means is that your breast milk will have adequate proportions. What will happen, however is that your body will become deficient. This is particularly important for calcium. Try a supplement or even continue your pre natals.

In brief: Not much
As human women our bodies will leach nutrients from ourselves to preserve the nutrients in our milk.
What this means is that your breast milk will have adequate proportions. What will happen, however is that your body will become deficient. This is particularly important for calcium. Try a supplement or even continue your pre natals.
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Dr. Natalie Hodge
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
In brief: It might
Eating healthy is certainly best for you and your baby, but if you want to lose weight, please see a nutritionist who can properly guide you in this process.

In brief: It might
Eating healthy is certainly best for you and your baby, but if you want to lose weight, please see a nutritionist who can properly guide you in this process.
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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