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Did you gain or lose weight when you stopped breastfeeding?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 10:24 PM on Feb. 6, 2010 in Diet & Fitness

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  • neither.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:29 PM on Feb. 6, 2010

  • I gained weight, I had lost all the baby weight, then after I stopped I gained half of it back, it was only 11 pounds but it looks like more I know weird.
    truealaskanmom

    Answer by truealaskanmom at 10:34 PM on Feb. 6, 2010

  • My weight stayed about the same but I had to cut down on the amount of calories I was eating since my body wasn't using them for nursing.
    chocaholic888

    Answer by chocaholic888 at 12:06 AM on Feb. 7, 2010

  • neither
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 2:58 PM on Feb. 7, 2010

  • gained. I caught it quick though and cut my calories back until I was back where I like my weight. I had gotten way too used to having those extra calories - I could eat pretty much whatever I wanted when I was nursing!
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 10:16 PM on Feb. 7, 2010

  • Baby weight fell off all four times I quit nursing, with no effort whatsoever.
    JackieGirl007

    Answer by JackieGirl007 at 11:21 PM on Feb. 7, 2010

  • i gained 20 pounds in 5 months after i stoped nursing
    angelairelan

    Answer by angelairelan at 11:16 AM on Feb. 19, 2010

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