Is milk production impaired by dieting during lactation?

To determine the feasibility of a weight-loss program during lactation, 33 healthy, well-nourished, breast-feeding women were enrolled. Twenty-two women completed the 10-wk study, losing a mean (+/- SD) of 4.8 +/- 1.2 kg. Mean energy intake during the study was nearly 2.25 MJ (538 kcal) below the mean daily baseline intake of 9.64 +/- 2.48 MJ (2303 +/- 592… CONTINUE READING