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How To Lose Weight While Breastfeeding!

If you are breast feeding you should wait until you and your baby have got the hang of it before you start to lose weight, mothers you’ll need slightly more calories than if you were formula feeding your baby.

You’ll need around an extra 330 calories a day to have the energy to produce milk.

Tips To Lose Weight While Breastfeeding


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However, some of these additional energy needs will be met from your bodies existing fat stores. This means the breast feeding can help you to lose weight if you avoid taking in the extra calories required for breast feeding while eating healthily and staying active breast feeding may even help mothers to keep them weight off in the longer term.

It is safe to lose weight when breastfeeding if you lose it gradually. Losing between 0.5 and 1kg(1lb to 2lb) a week shouldn’t affect the quality or supply of the milk and baby will be fit and healthy. Do yoga after pregnancy, this will help in losing weight properly. Also, you have to maintain your schedule for proper diet and exercise throughout.

Earlier days people used to say that if you breastfeed your child will be healthy and the mom and child will be fit and healthy now a days mothers thinks that if they breastfeed their child they will get bigger breast and they will look ugly that’s why they opt for bottle milk for their babies but it is not true.

While breast feeding a women can lose weight after pregnancy by doing daily exercise having proper food. Also massaging the breast with warm olive oil or coconut oil may help up. Wear proper inner wears as it will help in proper adjustment and the breast will not sink down. Do aerobic exercise for 30 minutes at least four to five times a week.

Have Healthy Food
Have 1 teaspoon of grated ginger in 1 cup of water for 10 minutes, strain add a little honey and sip it slowly drink 2-3 cups of ginger tea daily or you may opt for green tea in the same process. An Ayurveda remedy to reduce inflammation of the breast during breast feeding is bean and turmeric. Both herbs have anti-inflammatory properties.

Once the inflammation subsides the size of the breast will automatically be reduced. How to use this, boil a handful of been leaves in 4 cups of water for about 10 minutes then strain it. Mix in 2 teaspoons of turmeric powder and a little honey. Drink this herbal water daily for a few months. This few homemade remedies help in reducing breast size while breast feeding.

It is natural and have no side effect and harm on the baby and the mother. So follow the rules daily, not too much, not too less, only process it healthy.

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