Our expert says:
Congratulations on the birth of your baby. Breastfeeding can increase your appetite, but it should not cause you to be hungry all the time. You don't mention your present weight in kg or height in metres so I cannot work out if you are actually overweight or not. You may be hungry all the time because you are not eating sufficient food to meet your increased needs (breastfeeding and doing a lot of strenuous exercise). On the other hand, the pregnancy may have affected your insulin production. It may be a good idea to consult the dr or gynae who oversaw your pregnancy to see if there is an underlying physical (such as diabetes) or psychological problem (post-partum depression). Under no circumstances should you take ANY appetite suppressants while breastfeeding because all these drugs pass through the milk into baby and can cause very serious side-effects in the child including addiction.
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