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am losing weight!

  : i delivered 7 months ago,had a normal healthy baby boy- bit now i am losing
  : weight, almost 3kgs(i gained only 12kgs during pregnancy).
  : can anybody suggest?
  : thanks
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Dear Jami:
Weight loss that is unexplained by diet and exercise is worth a discussion with your healthcare provider. Some new moms do lose weight because of the stress and pace of a caring for a new baby; because of appetite change if they are sleep-deprived from night feedings. There are hormonal issues such as hyperthyroidism (high thyroid) that can appear in the postpartum time.
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