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Is There a Healthy Way to Lose Weight While Pregnant?

Is There a Healthy Way to Lose Weight While Pregnant?

A mom writes in asking for advice about losing weight while pregnant. This mom-to-be says she recently found out she is pregnant, and now she is turning to the community to ask for tips and advice from other moms about safe ways to lose weight while pregnant. She specifies that she wants to lose weight in a “healthy manner.” The community chimes in with some suggestions below.

I'm Worried My Diet Is Affecting My Breastmilk: Should I Supplement Breastfeeding with Formula?

I’m Worried My Diet Is Affecting My Breastmilk: Should I Supplement Breastfeeding with Formula?

A mom writes in asking for advice about breastfeeding. She says her 5-week-old baby, who has been breastfed since birth, recently started getting severe stomach pains and gas and acts as if he’s still hungry immediately after a feeding. Her supply is not an issue, but she is wondering if maybe her diet is affecting things. She is concerned her baby is not getting the proper nutrients to need and is wondering if she should supplement with formula.