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After having baby were you hungry almost all the time?

I had my daughter 3 months ago and I have noticed my appetite has seemed to increase or something because I feel like I am hungry a lot more often than I used to be. Anyone else gone/going through this? Is it normal? I mean I have a 3 year old to chase after and a 1 year old I babysit along with my baby so I am pretty busy but still...? Thanks.

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Bamzakarat

Asked by Bamzakarat at 12:53 AM on Mar. 9, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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  • No, after I had my daughter I ate very little.
    FluffyMamaBunny

    Answer by FluffyMamaBunny at 1:21 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • After I had my son I ate a lot bc I was breast feeding
    tirelessefforts

    Answer by tirelessefforts at 2:58 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • my husband asked me if i was pregnat becoasue ive been eating like crazy i think its cuz im breastfeeding and my body wants lots of nutrient are u breastfeeding that might be it
    Dani3lla

    Answer by Dani3lla at 11:59 AM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • If you're breastfeeding, that can be normal. You need to watch what you eat, and try not to let yourself get too hungry. If you aren't careful, like I wasn't, you can put on weight quite rapidly. I only gained 12 lbs through my whole pregnancy, but then gained 30 soon after because I was ravenously hungry. Keep healthy snacks on hand, and eat small frequent meals. Good luck!!
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 11:55 PM on Mar. 9, 2011

  • Others have already stated my question.....which is whether you are breastfeeding....because this can, does, and will increase your appetite.
    mainemusicmaker

    Answer by mainemusicmaker at 5:58 AM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • Yes if you are breast feeding this is normal. Try to snack on healthy foods

    HomeAlone45

    Answer by HomeAlone45 at 1:18 PM on Mar. 10, 2011

  • Everyone is different. My appetite decreased after having my babies.
    Rnurse

    Answer by Rnurse at 7:52 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • My appetite increased after having my YDD for a short time...
    laird6372

    Answer by laird6372 at 1:51 AM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Are you breastfeeding? I was always hungry when I was breastfeeding
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 8:17 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

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