Calcium is typically transferred from your bones to your breast milk when you nurse. The good news is that most women do return to normal calcium levels after weaning their babes. Want to make it more likely that you'll be one of those women?
Research shows that “strength training” and weight-bearing exercise may give breastfeeding mamas better bone health down the road.
The study from the University at North Carolina at Greensboro found that lactating mothers who did resistance training such as normal walking, squats, and working out with dumbells lost only 4.8 percent bone density in their sacrum compared to the non exercising lactating mother group that lost 7 percent.