Advice On Losing Post Pregnancy Weight:
Having a baby changes your life and also it makes to feel happy at this moment, but only sad thing after this is your body weight. During pregnancy, your doctor advice you to gain weight and after birth you have to reduce your weight to retain your original body shape. Here are a simple ways to lose your weight post pregnancy.
How can I lose weight safely?
Eat healthy, including more fruits and vegetables in your meals. Drink water throughout the day to stay well hydrated and select the good snacks. This will helps you to lose weight at a healthy step, it will also ensure you have the energy to adjust to life with your baby. You should be in diet without affecting your milk supply.
These tips will help you to obtain and maintain a healthy weight as follows:
• Make time for breakfast in the morning.
• Eat five portions of fruits and vegetables daily.
• Eat more fiber-rich foods such as oats, beans, lentils, grains and seeds in your meals.
• Eat starchy foods such as bread, rice and pasta in your daily meals.
• Go easy on fatty and sugar foods, fast food, sweets, cakes, biscuits, pastries and fizzy drinks.
• Daily watch your portion sizes at mealtimes, and the number and type of snacks you eat between meals.
Combining healthy eating with exercise will be more effective, because it helps you to lose fat instead of lean tissue. You will also improve your fitness levels.
What exercise can I do?
Doing fitness exercise in your daily life, now that you have a newborn, can be tricky. But it’s not impossible, as long as you make it a priority.
You can start to do gentle exercise such as walking, pelvic floor exercises and stretching, as soon as you feel up to it. However, you should wait six weeks or more, or until you feel that you’ve recovered from the birth, before taking up more strenuous exercise. Another better way is take your baby for walks in her pushchair, or try a pram-based exercise class.
Breastfeed: This is not just good for the baby but helps the new mom lose weight. Doctors believe that breastfeeding burns around 500 calories a day.
Balanced meals: Since you are a new mom you cannot go on a diet. But make sure that whatever you eat is healthy. A well-balanced meal has fruits, vegetables, lean meats, fish and low-fat dairy products. Try sticking to only fruits and vegetables.
Drink lots of water: Daily drink at least 10 to 12 glasses of water a day. If your urine is yellow then this is a sign of dehydration. Drinking water will help refresh your body.
Eat only when you are hungry: Don’t give in to the cravings for deep-fried food. And don’t skip meals, just because to want that sexy figure back. Remember you are breastfeeding and the baby gets his amount of nutrients from you. Plan your meals and eat a sensible amount of calories for each meal.
Join a postnatal exercise class: You can join exercise class nearby your home. This is another good way to lose weight. And you can also have contact with other moms to get tips to lose weight. If you are breastfeeding try to exercise after you have feed the baby.