084: Julie Scholten on Keto for Breastfeeding Mamas

Nov 11

Julie Scholten is a Ketogenic and IIN Health Coach and founder of the Breastfeeding Moms Guide to Going Ketogenic Program.

Julie specializes in helping breastfeeding mamas get back into their pre-baby jeans without affecting their milk supply.

Julie is a wife and mama of 3 little ones from Holland, Michigan.

When she’s not working at she enjoys camping with the family, sewing, reading and spending time with friends.

In this episode, Julie Scholten talks about:

  • Julie’s personal story
  • Postpartum anxiety
  • Clean eating to treat colitis and anxiety
  • Anxiety and stress affecting milk supply
  • Ease in conception when going keto
  • Pregnancy nutrition while dealing with 24/7 morning sickness
  • Pregnancy supplements
  • Transitioning back to keto after birth
  • How to know if you’re making enough breast milk
  • Pumping for supply
  • Difference in color and density of breast milk with keto
  • Foods to enhance milk supply
  • Supplements to boost milk supply
  • Add brewer’s yeast and flaxseed to recipes to boost supply
  • Macros for breastfeeding moms
  • Importance of eating enough food
  • Carb intake for breastfeeding moms
  • The most important goals for breastfeeding moms
  • Getting back to pre-pregnancy weight
  • Managing postpartum anxiety with keto
  • Boosting energy for breastfeeding moms
  • Transitioning from breastfeeding macros to “regular” keto macros post-breastfeeding
  • Best advice for mamas who are breastfeeding and want to go keto

Featured Guest

Julie Scholten


Julie’s Website
The Breastfeeding Mom’s Guide to Going Ketogenic

About the Author

Kate Jaramillo: Creator of Ketogenic Living 101, 102, Straight-Up Wellness & Keto Living Coach Certification. Wellness Advocate & Badass.