Pregnancy weight is a touchy subject for many new mother’s. No matter how much you gain soon after your baby is born most mom’s are ready to get the extra weight off. Many mother’s typically lose a small amount of weight after having their baby. However, I often hear mom’s talk about losing the baby weight a few weeks after they have given birth. Rapid weight loss even after having a baby isn’t healthy. Most experts recommend losing 1to 2 pounds a week. Mom’s it is important to remember that it took 9 months to gain the extra weight so you should expect it to take 9 months or longer to take the weight off. It is important that you don’t start an exercise regiment until after you have had your 6 week post-partum check up from your OB/GYN or midwife. You want to make sure that you are fully healed before starting to avoid further complications.
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