Does Breastfeeding Actually Make You Lose Weight? Reddit Users Weigh In

Depends On Genetics

I think this is one of those things that really depends on your individual genetics. 

Weight Gain After Weaning

I maintained a thin weight while breastfeeding and put on like 40 lbs after weaning my youngest 

More Weight Gain After Weaning

I started weaning and the weight rolled on like butter off a pan. It is what it is, but now it’s a race against time just maintaining my weight. 

Feeling Hungry

“Breastfeeding made me SOOOO hungry!! I think I gained weight.” 

Feeling Like You Haven’t Eaten All Day

“How can you ever diet when I feel like I haven’t eaten ALL DAY, every couple of hours.” 

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