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Does working out dry up my milk?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: No
Moderate exercise has been shown to increase prolactin, a helpful hormone for breast feeding.
Strenuous exercise may increase the lactate level in milk which may change the taste a bit. Sweat may introduce a salty taste, so showering before a feeding is reasonable after a workup.

In brief: No
Moderate exercise has been shown to increase prolactin, a helpful hormone for breast feeding.
Strenuous exercise may increase the lactate level in milk which may change the taste a bit. Sweat may introduce a salty taste, so showering before a feeding is reasonable after a workup.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: No
Not in moderation.
Preparing for a marathon a week after giving birth, might.

In brief: No
Not in moderation.
Preparing for a marathon a week after giving birth, might.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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