Weight Loss After Pregnancy With Breastfeeding
If you are breastfeeding, you will want to lose weight slowly. weight loss that happens too fast can make you produce less milk. losing about a pound and a half (670 grams) a week should not affect your milk supply or your health. breastfeeding makes your body burn calories which helps you lose weight.. Breastfeeding your baby, on average, burns 200-500 calories per day (above what you needed to maintain your pre-pregnancy weight) — so keep in mind that even without a weight loss program you are burning extra calories.. 'the message that breastfeeding would help me lose pregnancy pounds was also pushed in the classes i went to with the national childbirth trust and la leche league (a pro-breastfeeding group)..
Breastfeeding can burn up to 500 calories a day. so, even though you are eating more, you can still lose weight. studies show that women who exclusively breastfeed are more likely to lose their pregnancy weight by about six months after their babies are born compared to women who do not breastfeed.. A study of 36,030 danish mothers demonstrated that, for women who gain weight within the recommended range, breastfeeding may help get rid of pregnancy weight by as early as six months after. Depending on your weight before you become pregnant, how much weight you gained during your pregnancy and your overall health, the doctor can let you know how much weight loss is healthy for your situation. your doctor can also run tests to see if there's a medical issue..