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Will my baby be affected by changes in my milk?

Your baby is unlikely to be affected. Neither the weight nor the growth rate of breastfed babies appears to be affected by their mums fasting during Ramadan.

Your baby will be used to your milk changing a little already, depending on what you eat and how much he needs to feed. If you eat so little that you start to lose weight, the type of fat in your breastmilk may change, but not the amount. The breast itself is thought to be able to make some milk fats. Other types of fat will come from your own fat stores if there is not enough in your diet.

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