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26 Oct 2006

DIET & BREASTFEEDING
I am 35 years old, my baby is 4 months & I am breastfeeding. I weigh 130 kg (and have been for the past 5 years), picked up no weight during my preagnancy. I struggle with my milk supply now & then and need to follow a diet that will not influance my milk supply. Wich diet would be the best for me? I am not good with diet menus, so I need something that has a worked out menu. Thank you for the advice on the Max planck diet.
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DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Roz
In this case, I would recommend that you visit a a clinical dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area). The dietitian will work out a diet for you that helps you to lose weight, does not interfere with your breastfeeding (she/he will give you tips to promote milk production) and help you work out menus for your diet. Also remember the activity component - do daily exercise, but not so much that you get over tired or that it dries up your milk supply.
Best regards
DietDoc
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