Which of the following is true about maternal weight loss while breastfeeding? a. Women should not try to lose weight while breastfeeding because it changes the milk composition. b. Women should not try to lose weight while breastfeeding because milk production will suffer. c. Women can try to lose weight while breastfeeding as long as it is modest (500 kcal/day deficit). d. Women can try to lose as much weight as they want while breastfeeding because ketones in breast milk are not harmful to the baby.

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Nutrition Through The Life Cycle

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Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337919333
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Nutrition Through The Life Cycle

7th Edition
Brown + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337919333

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Which of the following is true about maternal weight loss while breastfeeding?

  1. a. Women should not try to lose weight while breastfeeding because it changes the milk composition.
  2. b. Women should not try to lose weight while breastfeeding because milk production will suffer.
  3. c. Women can try to lose weight while breastfeeding as long as it is modest (500 kcal/day deficit).
  4. d. Women can try to lose as much weight as they want while breastfeeding because ketones in breast milk are not harmful to the baby.

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