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10 Tips for Breastfeeding Success


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Eat Right
You should continue to eat healthy, with a focus on calcium and protein.
You should continue to eat healthy, with a focus on calcium and protein.
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You need extra calories — about 500 per day — to fuel the milk factory. They have to be healthy calories, too, which means you should probably hold off on buying that crate of Ho Hos until baby is weaned. Following the same health-conscious diet you followed when pregnant is a good idea, with a particular focus on calcium and protein. Keep taking those prenatal vitamins, too.


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