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Breastfeeding. How much did you loose.

This is my second pregnancy and I did not breastfeed with 1st. How much weight did you loose? Hope I can get back to pre pregnancy weight!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:21 PM on Dec. 4, 2010 in Diet & Fitness

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  • I was at pre-pregnancy weight when I left the hospital. I did not loose any extra while breast feeding.
    ashisamom

    Answer by ashisamom at 9:31 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Breastfeeding didn't help me loose any weight at all!
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 9:48 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Nothing. Breastfeeding didn't help with weight loss AT ALL!
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 9:51 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • I was into pre pregnancy clothes at 3 weeks. DD is 6 months. I'm within 5 pounds of my pre pregnancy weight.
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 11:30 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • I GAINED 30 lbs! But I have absolutely NO regrets about breastfeeding. I know it was the best thing for DS and for me. I was just STARVING all the time while I was nursing, and I hear that from a lot of other moms.
    DO NOT LET THAT DETER YOU FROM BREASTFEEDING!!
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 2:28 AM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • banging head into wallI lost five pounds and I am gaining it back.

    sexyfancyface

    Answer by sexyfancyface at 4:45 AM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • I did not lose a single pound.
    shanlaree

    Answer by shanlaree at 8:46 AM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • I only gained about 18 pounds during my pregnancy because I was so sick, and a great deal of that was gone by the time I left the hospital...but I did lose about 36 pounds all together in the first month or so. I also breastfed for 3 1/2 years, so I kept it off too! Just remember, breastfeeding-like pregnancy- is not an excuse to go hog wild and eat whatever you want.
    mommyharmon

    Answer by mommyharmon at 11:44 AM on Dec. 5, 2010

  • i only gain 20lb my whole pregnancy i lost those 20lbs in 2 wks.. I am still breastfeeding my little boy is 4 months but i still have to watch what i eat because if i dont i will gain some weight. . but breastfeeding goes work atleast for me
    FSandy

    Answer by FSandy at 10:11 AM on Dec. 7, 2010

  • I lost all my baby weight by the time he was 2 weeks old.
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 8:00 AM on Jan. 7, 2011

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