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How much weight can person lose while breastfeeding?

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Dr. Jeannette Gonzalez-simon
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
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With breast feeding your metabolism is working more, which helps burn calories. It also helps your uterus contract back down to regular size quicker. This will decrease the pregnant belly appearance and make you look thinner sooner. The exact amount of weight loss depends on how much you gained and how much you weighed prior to your pregnancy.

In brief: Can't tell

It's difficult to determine.
With breast feeding your metabolism is working more, which helps burn calories. It also helps your uterus contract back down to regular size quicker. This will decrease the pregnant belly appearance and make you look thinner sooner. The exact amount of weight loss depends on how much you gained and how much you weighed prior to your pregnancy.
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