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How much weight did you gain when you stopped breastfeeding?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:17 PM on Dec. 23, 2008 in Just for Fun

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  • NOne... I stated losing the first of what turned out to be 30 lbs.
    tat2edmommyof2

    Answer by tat2edmommyof2 at 2:21 PM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • I am still breastfeeding and hope to lose the rest of the 20-25 pounds of my pregnancy weight when I am finished. I hope I do not gain more. :-/ I hope you get more answers more helpful than mine!
    TeaAndrews

    Answer by TeaAndrews at 2:23 PM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • I've heard mixed things about this. I lost all of my pregnancy weight without much exercise due to breastfeeding. I have a slow metabolism so I know that's what it was. I've heard about people gaining weight when they stop because nursing burns 500 calories a day and I've heard some people lose.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:30 PM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • 10 pounds but that was also blamed on my IUD.
    HeatherTurner

    Answer by HeatherTurner at 2:32 PM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • Probably about 7 pounds.
    Side note: I weighed about 128 while breastfeeding, and now about 135. Ever since I had my daughter, I have had a handful of people tell me they're "concerned" I'm too thin! I just laugh! Are you kidding me? I've never been too thin in my life. If I'm too thin, some of my friends are corpses!
    sfwilson

    Answer by sfwilson at 3:12 PM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • I gained about 10 pounds. And 5 in the first week that I stopped!
    StacyMarie1029

    Answer by StacyMarie1029 at 4:27 PM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • Lost all my baby weight within 5 weeks. Nursed for almost 21 months....aachhkk gained 15 pounds since he weaned 14 months ago. The only upside is, so has my neighbor who also weaned. lol
    RugersMommy06

    Answer by RugersMommy06 at 9:07 AM on Dec. 24, 2008

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