I'm very newly pregnant but already thinking about breast feeding! It is something that is hugely important to me but I'm unsure if I will be able to. I have some osteoporosis in my vertebrae as a result of an eating disorder when I was a teenager and I have heard that breast feeding takes a huge amount of calcium from your bones and can lead to fractures. Any knowledge, advice or experience that I can learn from??
There's some info on calcium on Kellymom here, and something on the reduction in risk of osteoporosis here which I assume if you already have it suggests it won't make it any worse. I've heard your bone density actually improves after long periods of nursing.
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