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dha breastfeeding

Discussion in 'Optimal Kids' started by rlee314, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. rlee314

    rlee314 Silver

    so...i'm 7 months post birth and exclusively breastfeeding my baby.

    in light of this article i've noticed something in regards to my pregnancy and the weight loss post birth. during pregnancy i gained more in my hips, thighs and butt than my previous pregnancy. i was epi paleo prior to and all throughout this pregnancy. previous pregnancy i wasn't-but still ate a lot of fish.
    both times post birth i lose weight rapidly. getting back to prepregnancy weight quickly--and i do not 'work' at doing this. i'm still epi paleo post birth and i eat a lot of fat. BAB etc. however--i am losing a lot of weight and size from my hips, thighs and butt!! i'm not sure i can eat more fish-i eat it 2-3xday.
    i'm not a hipy or big butt girl to begin with...
    anyhow...any ideas?
    http://www.zmescience.com/medicine/babies-development-fat-mother-20012015/
     
  2. Jack Kruse

    Jack Kruse Administrator

    Ive not heard how much sunlight and grounding your getting in those 7 months.......i'd bet it is not as much as you'd like or need.
     
  3. rlee314

    rlee314 Silver

    we live in hawai'i so i like to think i'm getting a lot of both. but, could definitely do more.
    after breakfast we walk at the beach barefoot most days.
    we do beach days 1-3x/week.
    go to parks etc.
    i stopped wearing my contacts several months ago.

    it's just weird. my fat friends w/big asses who don't eat nearly as much dha as i do nor do they get as much light as i do...they wear sunscreen and sunglasses etc...but, they have big asses and hips and thighs. and i have lost a ton of weight in these areas-not trying-and eat at minimum seafood 2x/day and have done that since 3 months prior to conception and 90% of pregnancy.

    maybe she's just sucking all the DHA from me? i don't know!
     
  4. Jack Kruse

    Jack Kruse Administrator

    What your missing is that the children pull it from you........and them in different ways tied to what was written in Time 9 and 10.
     
  5. Inger

    Inger Silver

    I think this is amazing :) :)

    You write you have nice fatty milk... how awesome!!! You baby is sooo fortunate!!! wow......
    Just keep eating more DHA it will fill your stores up again! Your fat stores must have consisted of mostly DHA ;)
    I think mine are too, as I do have a butt and I am not losing it because I do not breastfeed
     
  6. Antonis

    Antonis Silver

    Your baby is lucky to have you. I was breast-fed only for a month. Then my
    mother paused. Didn't have more..
     
  7. Jack Kruse

    Jack Kruse Administrator

    Breast feeding is a lost art in our species
     
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  8. Rela

    Rela New Member

    My daughter is 2.2 years old. I still breastfeed her. The only thing about it is that she still wakes up every 1.5 hours at night to feed. Otherwise I love it.
     
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  9. Antonis

    Antonis Silver

    Perfect!!
     

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