Nutritional Importance during Pregnancy and Nursing

"I think it’s a bit of a worrying sign of the times that when people have seen me with my newborn, many times the reaction has been: “gee you look good and slim for having just had a baby” like that’s my goal and I’d be complimented. We equate slimness with health. If anything I’ve been trying my best to retain weight for backup to support me through breastfeeding..."