If you are pumping 25 ounces a milk a day, you are burning the same amount of extra calories as if you were running 5 miles every single day.
The cost of formula can range anywhere from $134 to $491 per month. That's $1,608 to $5,892 in one year! UGH.
Breastfeeding your baby around the clock—no bottles or formula— will delay ovulation, which means delayed menstruation. Breastfeeding can be 98 percent to 99 percent effective as a post baby birth control option if a few guidelines are followed: Your period must not have resumed; you must breastfeed at least every four hours around the clock; you must not give your baby any pacifiers, bottles or formula; and you must be less than six months postpartum.