Yes it is true! Breastfeeding promotes weight loss after you have given birth. Many women are keen to lose their baby weight as soon as possible after the baby comes. However, the first few months are emotionally and physically draining to begin with, so be patient with yourself...you need the calories to recover and feed baby.
Breastfeeding is the easiest and best way to shed the baby weight. During your pregnancy, your body was storing fat to nourish the baby inside you and prepare for when the baby came. Once baby is born and you begin feeding, all of the stored fat deposits are utilized to feed the baby. Watch this video to learn more benefits of breastfeeding to lose weight, as well as many other ways to lose weight postpartum.