From the moment we find out we’re pregnant, our lives begin to change. Despite the excitement and joy of knowing our baby is on the way once the hormones start kicking in, we can become moody, disconnected and super tired.
These feelings are usually exacerbated once the baby arrives because we are so busy taking care of our little one who is so dependent on us, and at the same time we are sleep deprived. Because having a new born is such a challenging time, it is vital that we obtain the best possible nutrition, especially if we are breast feeding.
There are some simple things you can do to help you regain your energy, lose unwanted baby fat and improve the quality of your breast milk so that both you and your baby can be healthier and have a stronger immune system.
Breastfeeding is very demanding for a new mom so it’s important to be giving your body all the best nutrients you can, to ensure your health and the health of your little baby. Some women find that breastfeeding can actually cause them to lose too much weight, while others find it difficult to return to their pre-pregnancy weight. Most important is to ensure that you are eating the right types of foods, and drinking plenty of liquids. Read more