Moms Expertise

Safety tips for breastfeeding and dieting at the same time

Add your advice here…
Message length 300 characters recommended

In reality, you shouldn't be dieting while nursing or right after having a baby.. You just HAD A BABY :) You can simply eat whole foods and healthy options and honestly, you will have a big appetite while nursing, so always eat! Don't try to go without food or water while you are nursing, it will hurt your milk supply and hurt your own well being, big time! I would say way healthy foods, fruits, veggies, meats, protein, and keep yourself full of h2o.. The baby weight will come off, I promise you, but you need to be healthy in order to feed that baby too!


Make sure you're still getting plenty of nutrition and healthy fats if you are dieting and breastfeeding at the same time. Fats are very important in the composition of breast milk for child's development--especially that of the brain.

Keep in mind, too, that breastfeeding itself will aid in weight loss for many women.

What is Moms Expertise?
“Moms Expertise” — a growing community - based collection of real and unique mom experience. Here you can find solutions to your issues and help other moms by sharing your own advice. Because every mom who’s been there is the best Expert for her baby.
Add your expertise
Baby checklist. Newborn
Safety tips for breastfeeding and dieting at the same time
04/12/17Moment of the day
Can't believe my lil man is 6 months already!!!
Browse moms
Moms of babies