With temps hovering in the 90s most days, summer is undeniably here, and here to stay! Trying to keep cool in this heat usually means wearing less clothes, 要么 ... a swim suit (gasp!) If 您 recently had a baby (and by "recently", I mean "ever"), and the thought of putting on a swim suit makes 您 sweat more than the southern sun at noon, read on!
Your body has done amazing things in the last year 要么 so! You grew an entire human being and 您 are now keeping that tiny human alive. But maybe 您 miss 您r old self, 您r old clothes, 您r old shape, and 您 are wondering how to get 您rself back. Here are some tips to get 您 feeling like 您r old self again.
Safe weight loss is healthy and realistic for breastfeeding women. 哺乳 uses calories stored up during pregnancy, and a breastfeeding mother will lose 1-2 pounds a month with a normal, healthy diet (eating to hunger) and normal activity. If 您 want to lose weight faster, 您 can safely lose 1 pound a week through changes in diet and moderate exercise.
You may begin a moderate exercise program after getting clearance from 您r OB 要么 midwife 6 to 8 weeks after delivery. You can safely cut 500 calories from 您r diet and add a moderate 45 minute exercise routine 4 days a week and lose weight without affecting the quality of 您r breast milk 要么 the growth of 您r baby.
I recommend slow, healthy, natural weigh loss through healthy nutrition and moderate exercise. If 您 have questions, 要么 would like a personalized plan, I can help 您! 呼叫 要么 电子邮件 me if 您 would like to discuss healthy postpartum weight loss.