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Im breastfeeding and im afraid to eat too little because i don't want it to affect my supply but im trying to lose weight. I had my baby 4 1/2 months?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Balanced nutrition

If you eat a well balanced diet based on your pre-pregnant weight ( calorie wise) & simply breast feed, you can lose a pound every week or two.
Make sure you are taking prenatal vitamins & plenty of fluids. The loss will be slow but natural. The books that say to up your calorie intake to bf are assuring that you won't lose weight.

In brief: Balanced nutrition

If you eat a well balanced diet based on your pre-pregnant weight ( calorie wise) & simply breast feed, you can lose a pound every week or two.
Make sure you are taking prenatal vitamins & plenty of fluids. The loss will be slow but natural. The books that say to up your calorie intake to bf are assuring that you won't lose weight.
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