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Bloody hungry ALL the time! Me not the baby. Anyone else?

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thompson369 Tue 05-Mar-13 17:38:00

DD2 has just come back from her nana's with some leftover smarties cupcakes....they won't be leftover for long!!!

PurplePidjin Tue 05-Mar-13 08:39:28

Slow cooker grin 5 minutes chopping, open a jar of sauce and leave it on all afternoon!

GrandPoohBah Tue 05-Mar-13 08:25:11

I'm actually properly jealous of all that food Purple. I don't get fed anything like that well!

PurplePidjin Mon 04-Mar-13 22:56:34

I have porridge with dried fruit for breakfast. Crumpets or toast for second breakfast. Leftovers from the previous night for lunch. Fruit and/or an entire packet of biscuits mid afternoon. Then a big cooked dinner, often with pudding of the "with custard" variety.

I deserve my own gravitational field blush

Piemother Mon 04-Mar-13 22:37:41

Me too. Dd2 is nearly 4 months and I can't eat enough sugar my diet is shocking! It's not the desperate hunger I had when I was bf dd1 but I'm craving chocolate like I'm still pg!
I didn't lose much weight before I weaned dd1 then it started to shift.
Dd2 is an absolute pie as well grin

HelloBear Mon 04-Mar-13 22:11:45

Thanks ladies! I am not the only one. I think I just need to go with the flow as think my DS is going through some kind of growth spurt. He had me up every 1 1/2 hours last night to feed. Yawn! And feeds then gets frustrated when milk not coming fast enough, end up doing comical swapping boobs to get the fastest flow.

Oh well I'll just eat and pray to lose baby weight when stop BF or -kiss someone who has nurivirus

thompson369 Mon 04-Mar-13 11:37:56

Glad I'm not alone with this!! I had a 10lb 8 baby 9 weeks ago today, she is EBF and yes I am eating loads!! I have developed a sweet tooth I never had before and an always in the treat drawer stealing the other kids' stuff!
Interestingly I have read of people losing a few more pounds once they stop BF, I'm just going with it for now and enjoying my baby.

MrsHoarder Mon 04-Mar-13 10:55:24

I was like this, I can now eat just 4 biscuits in poor go rater than a whole pack. And the flab us going away, slower than if I'd y tried to diet but I have a cubby thriving 99th centile baby so i'm happy.

neolara Mon 04-Mar-13 10:49:26

I felt like this will each of my 3 dcs. I only lost weight after I stopped feeding them.

Twattybollocks Mon 04-Mar-13 10:48:52

Oh yes and the portions! Normally I can eat about half a donner kebab, last night I managed to scoff an entire kebab with an extra pitta bread, and followed it with a bag of salt and vinegar chip sticks and a yoghurt.

Twattybollocks Mon 04-Mar-13 10:46:58

Mine is 5 weeks and I am eating my way through the universe. I'll never be thin <sob>

leedy Sun 03-Mar-13 23:39:04

Not a freak! DS2 is nearly 4 months old and EBF and I am constantly hungry, to the extent that I have frequently ended up having "second lunch". Like cassell, if I don't eat I get shaky and cranky, so I'm just going with it for now. Mercifully I seem to be still losing baby weight, though probably slower than if I wasn't constantly eating cake.

I highly recommend those Nakd fruit/nut bar things, btw, they are actually quite tasty (the date-based ones are like the inside of a fig roll) and extremely filling for something you can devour in about two seconds with one hand.

chroniclackofimagination Sun 03-Mar-13 23:31:09

I am so hungry every waking minute. DS is 4 months and EBF, reassured to know I'm not a freak. I've tried to diet and I just can't control myself. Now given up on the idea of weight loss until he starts solids.

cassell Sun 03-Mar-13 23:21:00

Ds2 is 10mo and ebf, I'm still ravenous although a bit less so than the rely months. I need a good 3 meals a day plus snacks in between, if I haven't eaten for about 2 hours then I start to get shaky and irritable. Can demolish large quantities of chocolate. When not bf I could easily skip a meal and not be bothered.

GrandPoohBah Sun 03-Mar-13 23:15:18

I'm not ravenous all the time, but when I do eat I can eat ENORMOUS portions. I impress myself, and I had definite piggy potential before bf-ing. We went out for a set meal of meze last night, 5 courses, finished that, had some baklava, got home, ate an enormous slab of cake. I didn't even feel particularly full!

Kveta Sun 03-Mar-13 22:03:39

I sometimes have to resist eating the baby when bfing , I get so hungry. Also have a chunky baby, but even at nearly 9 months I am ravenous!

CitrusyOne Sun 03-Mar-13 21:22:00

The nurse at my surgery told me I should be having four meals a day and plenty of rest. Fantastic advice :D

HelloBear Sun 03-Mar-13 21:17:47

Oooo I like that 'a thriving baby is bettter than a small waistline'.

My new mantra.

CitrusyOne Sun 03-Mar-13 21:15:49

Not a freak, DD was 9lb 11oz born, EBF and at 4 months she's on the 50th centile so us MNers produce some good milk. I think a thriving baby is more important than a tiny waistline.......or that's what I keep telling myself! I'm eating more than my boyfriend at the mo, which is going some.

HelloBear Sun 03-Mar-13 21:06:57

Think I'll have a biscuit

HelloBear Sun 03-Mar-13 21:05:48

Seriously this is getting silly, my DS is 4 mo and a big lad (on 75th centile). He is EBF and feeds every 2 hours on the dot, goes crazy if not.

I am hungry all the time, craving carbs like they ate going out of fashion and eating chocolate constantly.

I EBF my DD and did not experience this. Seriously I'm going to be the size of a house soon. I find it so frustrating as I usually have a healthy diet and have strong will power when it comes to not eating too much.

Please tell me I'm not a freak and it will go away soon!!!!

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