Weight Loss After Nursing Baby
However, i think there is a lot more that plays into it. for every woman who loses 30 pounds while breastfeeding, there’s another woman who can’t get rid of that last 5 or 10 pounds until her baby is weaned. then there’s another woman who actually gained weight while breastfeeding and couldn’t lose it until afterward.. When your child is born, you can expect to lose about 10 to 12 pounds (4.5 to 6 kg) right away. this amount is the approximate weight of your baby plus the placenta and the amniotic fluid. then, over the next few days after the birth, you will lose about another 5 pounds (2.5 kg).. “some people believe that the weight just drops off if you’re breastfeeding. others think it’s hard to get your body back while you’re breastfeeding.”. neither is exactly right. breastfeeding does burn extra calories — approximately 850 calories a day, to be exact..