There is no hard and fast rule that breastfeeding mums need more calories than mums who are not nursing
It's common to feel more hungry than usual, as your body is working 24-7 to produce milk for your baby, but this can usually be offset by eating small, regular meals with healthy snacks in between.
How can I be sure?
Things which affect the number of calories you need during a day are your activity level, whether you are breastfeeding exclusively or supplementing with formula, and your current body fat percentage, amongst others. If you're not sure, please click on 'Submit a request' below and our nutritionist will be happy to check whether your calories need to be adjusted.
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