Everything new moms need to know about what to eat while breastfeeding

1. Don't worry about your weight—to start

Everything new moms need to know about what to eat while breastfeeding

Many new moms wonder what to eat and drink in order to kickstart a successful breastfeeding relationship.


But in those early weeks of new motherhood, many women also worry about how to lose the baby weight. After all you've just spent the last nine months hosting a tiny human, and as both mom and baby adjust to life post-birth, many women want to feel like their old selves again —and soon. We get it, we've been there, and we're here to help.

The Motherly team talked to experts, searched the web, and met with moms to find out exactly what to eat while breastfeeding:

Here’s everything you need to know:

1. Wait on weight loss

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2. You can do this

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3. EAT IT

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4. Eat well (like always)

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5. Got drink?

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6. You're doing amazing things

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