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Breastfeeding Your Baby: Losing 10% of Birth Weight

Your baby's birth weight is important. And for those first couple weeks of life, your primary goal as a new mom is to keep that birth weight from falling more than 10%. Why is it important to maintain that birth weight right after birth? Why is 10% the magic number? And what does it mean if your baby loses more than 10% of her initial weight? What are your options?


Modified: June 30, 2017 5:06 pm

Pregnancy Weight Gain: What To Expect

Gaining weight during pregnancy is inevitable. However, the amount of weight you gain could make the difference between a healthy pregnancy, and one that's more complicated. However, the amount of weight you gain could make the difference between a healthy pregnancy, and one that's more complicated.


Modified: March 13, 2021 10:52 pm