Methods to lose weight after Pregnancy

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Once your baby arrives, you have a lot to think and care about ranging from your baby’s care to your own. You want to lose weight but it just seems too hard a task to do especially when you the fear of repercussions hanging over your head. Now with the help of few suggestions from esteemed doctors of Mothercare Maternity Clinic, you can lose weight without compromising your or your baby’s health in the process.

Take Time                                                       

Though your weight may seem a huge burden to you, but it is important to take some time before you start to lose weight.  Your body needs to recover from the childbirth, so weight until you get your few checkups after pregnancy fist.

When you decide to start shedding some weight, take it slowly. Don’t overdo anything. For breastfeeding mothers, quick weight loss can result in less production of milk which can ultimately harm their babies.

Do Not Crash and Burn 

Most women go on crash diets to quickly lose weight and end up losing muscles instead of fat. Crash diets take away kilos of weight from your muscles to shed weight and you end up feeling exhausted and lethargic all the time.

Eat and Lose Weight

Eating healthy is a key element in losing weight post pregnancy. Being deprived of food can add more stress to your already stressful routine, your body needs food but you should know what type of food you have to take. These healthy eating tips will help you to keep yourself full and get nutrition too:

·Do not miss your meals, especially breakfast.

·Instead of 3 full meals, take 5-6 smaller meals.

·Go for snacks in-between your meals to keep yourself from feeling hungry.

·Load up your house with healthy snacks like apple slices, carrot sticks and wheat crackers.

·Drink lots of water to flush out fat. Avoid sugary drinks like soda and cold drinks.

·Eat lean proteins, low fat dairy products.


Exercising is necessary no matter what else you do or don’t do to shed weight. You don’t need to adhere to some strict schedule, walking 30 minutes a day is enough to keep your body moving and shedding weight. You can start by breaking 30 minutes’ walk into small 5-10 minutes’ walks in-between and gradually raise it to one or two 30 minutes’ walk a day.

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