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Association of Reproductive Health Professionals: "Your Six-week Post-partum Check-up: A Health Care Guide for New Mothers."
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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia: "Diet for Breastfeeding Mothers."
ChooseMyPlate.gov: "For Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Postpartum," “Weight Loss While Breastfeeding,” “What Are Empty Calories?”
Familydoctor.org: “Nutrition for Weight Loss: What You Need to Know About Fad Diets.”
Harvard School of Public Health: "Waking Up to Sleep’s Role in Weight Control."
Melinda Johnson, MS, RDN, president, Arizona Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Kong, A. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, September 2012.
La Leche League International: "Postpartum Body Image and Weight Loss."
News release, Kaiser Permanente.
Riverside Medical Clinic: "Metabolism and Weight Loss."
ScienceDaily: "Drinking Water Can Help Your Diet."
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