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6 Tips to Trim the Fat

The latest weight-loss advice will have you back in pre-pregnancy shape in no time.

Even though research is surfacing that indicates breastfeeding doesn’t torch quite as many calories as previously thought, don't let that dissuade you from focusing on your weight-loss goals. Nursing still helps many women shed the baby weight after giving birth.

The important operating thing to remember is this: that fact that you are breastfeeding is NOT carte blanche to eat whatever you like. You should only need about an additional 300 calories a day while breastfeeding. (But of course, check with your doctor. If you’re feeding a particularly big eater, your body might require more food.)

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By Virginia I. Pelley
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