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breastfeeding myth,,,,

can breastfeeding help u loose all the babyweight

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:27 PM on Jan. 20, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • They say it burns calories

    Answer by 1911 at 8:28 PM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • All? No. A whole hell of a lot? Yes... but only if you eat well, and are active.

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 8:29 PM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • i BF all 4 of my boys! my youngest is 3 1/2 yo, BF until 18 mos. still trying to work off the baby weight! :)

    Answer by itzmyzoo at 8:31 PM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • it didnt for me.....when i nursed i was always so hungry....

    Answer by sweetestkitten at 8:38 PM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • You do burn calories when breastfeeding but it is important to eat healthy and exercise as well.

    Answer by MrsMWF at 8:42 PM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • As the pps stated, it does burn calories, but it's not a license to eat whatever you want : )

    Answer by MeandMyBabes at 8:43 PM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • Didn't help me in the least. I am an active person. I breastfed for over a year and I watch what I eat and I can not reach my prepregnancy weight.

    Answer by Melbornj at 9:25 PM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • Everyone is different. It worked for me, but it may or may not work for someone else.

    Answer by Christina807 at 9:30 PM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • yes in combination with healthy eating habits, your body uses calories to make breastmilk :)

    Answer by SimplyErathy at 9:39 PM on Jan. 20, 2011

  • Yes. Most women naturally shed the baby weight with just moving around. I dropped more than the baby weight by my 2 week appt. I was BFing and caring for 4 school aged children on my own though.

    Answer by matthewscandi at 11:04 PM on Jan. 20, 2011

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