Can breastfeeding cause you to not lose weight?

Can breastfeeding cause you to not lose weight?

It is it a myth that breastfeeding burns up lots of calories making milk. You will burn some stored body fat, but your body protects some fat for the purpose of breastfeeding. Many women don’t lose all the baby weight until they completely stop nursing.

Why is it hard to lose weight while breastfeeding?

Losing Weight While Breastfeeding The Science When you breastfeed, you need more calories for your body to be able to make breast milk.