Can breastfeeding cause rapid weight loss?

Breastfeeding does not always contribute to weight loss postpartum. Breastfeeding burns around 500 calories per day, but if you are consuming too many calories, then breastfeeding alone will not result in rapid weight loss. It’s important to lose weight safely and not restrict calories while you are breastfeeding.

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Also, how can I speed up weight loss while breastfeeding?

For the fastest way to lose weight while breastfeeding, don’t count calories, says Detroyer—rather, be mindful of the quality of foods you’re eating. Instead of eating less, which would likely impact your milk supply, make your meals healthy and nutritious and just a bit bigger than normal.

Considering this, how much weight can you lose in a month while breastfeeding?

1-2 pounds a month

Also question is, how much weight do you lose 2 weeks postpartum?

Most women lose around 13 pounds (6 kg) right after childbirth, which includes the baby’s weight, as well as the weight of the amniotic fluid and placenta. When it comes to fat loss, with a healthy diet and regular exercise, you may lose about 1 pound (0.5 kg) a week.

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