This sample menu consists of approximately 2,000 calories and is an appropriate amount for most nursing mothers.
Your body needs enough calories and proper nutrients to help keep your breastmilk in tip-top condition for your baby. When you strip away what your body needs, that only causes trouble.
Well, let me start by saying it depends on the cleanse you speak of. If you mean a juice cleanse or some other drastic measure, sorry, but I’m not going to encourage a restrictive regimen like that.
How to include Juice in your diet for optimum health while you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
That first month, you’re in survival mode. You sleep when you can, you eat whatever and whenever food is near, and showering is optional. Adding a new (and possibly overwhelming) “thing” to your plate is totally cray cray.
For new moms, the pressure to get back to pre-baby shape is intense. Celebrities like Fergie and Jenna Dewan Tatum drank green smoothies to slim down after giving birth, and Jessica Simpson did a five-day cleanse with smoothies and snacks to jumpstart a 60-pound post-baby weight loss.
I’m going to say this again…there’s no judgment if you indulge in something a little unhealthy here and there. Life is better with pizza. I totally get it. But if you want to lose that belly fat, keep your pizza splurges in check. Balance is absolutely the key to getting your body back.
And finally, we need energy to sustain ourselves, the changes that are occurring in our body, and the new life that is growing, so diets that include low calories are not recommended.