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GinIsCalling Sun 31-May-15 05:12:28

Anyone done the nursing plan? I've just started but 40 points a day seems rather a lot. I'm eating them happily, just wondered if I should expect to lose any weight or not?
I also wondered if to see success I should avoid eating the 49 extra weekly points? Baby is a month old but my second and I have tons of milk and breastfeeding is well established (she's jumped from 20th to 25th percentile after putting on 2lbs and growing 2 inches).

PenguinsandtheTantrumofDoom Sun 31-May-15 21:27:23

No. I found it was too much . Sorry.

sufferkate Tue 02-Jun-15 00:00:44

I'm doing this and I'm bfing my 4 month old. I use all the points available (I'm greedy wink) and have lost 12lbs in 5 weeks.

GinIsCalling Wed 03-Jun-15 07:18:52

I don't have scales so no idea of its working for me, but am eating every single point this week as a trial. I'm 25lbs over my pre baby weight so hopefully I'll still lose.

Ragwort Wed 03-Jun-15 07:25:46

Yes, it worked very well for me and I lost a lot of weight and then put it back on when I stopped sticking to the plan. grin.

Use it to adapt your eating plans for life. Good luck.

GinIsCalling Fri 05-Jun-15 20:55:39

That's enciuraging (that it worked anyway) Ragwort.
I've just been to my week one weigh in and lost 2.2lbs.
I ate all my 40 daily points, plus 48 of the 49 extra weekly points. I never felt hungry, and my milk supply was fine.
I think it's working as its encouraging me to make healthier choices, and I am Eating way more fruit and veg. Will see if the weight loss continues, but I'm happy so far.

GinIsCalling Fri 05-Jun-15 20:57:04

Suffercate, how many points do you get? I feel like 40 a day is tons, especially with the extra weekly points.

Twodogsandahooch Mon 08-Jun-15 14:34:06

I started WW when DD2 was about 5 months old and managed to lose 2 stone on the nursing plan. Am
Just starting again as weight crept up since returning to work - 26 points argggh.

Michelle259 Mon 08-Jun-15 16:22:44

Hi,
I just signed up to 3 months of WW Online. My lo is 8 months old now so is having food as well as nursing so I think I get half of the full nursing addition. I get 33 daily pro points. I'm planning on using all my points as I found from trying to diet in previous months that if I cut down too much it affects my milk supply. I'm hoping the nursing plan will work for me.

GinIsCalling Tue 09-Jun-15 06:45:02

Two dog did you eat your weeklies as well as your dailies? I have been, it feels like lots of food. And what was your average loss like? I read o should only aim for about a lb a week.
Michelle that's my plan too, I have no wish to crash diet. I am going to slowly start exercising as well, as didn't at all while pregnant. I am not in a rush to lose the weight, but I do want to be back in my normal clothes by Christmas - that's more than six months away and I think it's a reasonable aim.

Twodogsandahooch Tue 09-Jun-15 07:42:02

Not always - 40 points was enough for meals plus the obligatory maternity leave cake. I did join the gym too.

As for speed of weight loss - I think it took me around 3 - 4 months to lose 2 stone

sufferkate Wed 10-Jun-15 09:16:22

GinIsCalling I get the 40 points plus 49 weeklies, it's a lot of food but I'm gluten free too and a lot of the replacements I have are a lot higher in points

ppandj Wed 10-Jun-15 17:09:36

Watching this with interest as I need motivation to stick to the plan! Good luck everybody xx

GinIsCalling Fri 12-Jun-15 21:57:30

Weighed in today and lost just under 2lbs, so 4lbs total so far. Very pleased! I ate all my dailies and my 49 weeklies, plus five of the 15 exercise points I gained. Going to try and only eat half my weeklies this week. The nursing plan is meant to just be 1lb of a week so I'm happy so far, sure it will slow down soon though.

BarbieBrightSide Fri 12-Jun-15 22:06:47

I got double nursing points when I was feeding twins, which gave me a daily allowance of 57 points! (When the plan changed to pro points, the daily allowance used to be 29 plus I got an extra 14 for each baby). And I still got the 49 weekly points on top of that.

I lost loads of weight but ate really badly - plenty of chocolate - so it was really difficult to adjust to the lower points when I was no longer ebf.

I put all the weight back on over time, but restarted WW online at the beginning of the year and it's coming off slowly this time.

Katsand Tue 30-Jun-15 06:12:06

I am breast feeding and am currently on 48pp. I eat all me dailies but usually don't touch my weeklies lost 24.5 lb in 11 weeks. Loving the plan

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