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Post Pregnancy Slim Down Plan

Post Pregnancy Slim Down PlanAlmost every woman will gain weight during their pregnancy and most of them are anxious to drop the pregnancy pounds and get back to their pre-baby bodies, after giving birth. don't be worry it’s naturally to gain weight during their pregnancy. The body fat will increase on pregnant woman to helps protect and nourish the baby that’s growing inside of her. This all adds up to 30 pounds of normal weight gain during pregnancy. When you have watching your body changes with amazement, and your waist go from 28 to 52, don't ever think it can't shrink back to normal again. Hopefully you will only be worried about the normal 15 to 20 pounds that you need to drop after the birth of your baby.

But first woman should know is that it is not healthy for you or your baby that you should try to lose weight while pregnant because this will affect your baby. During pregnancy your main objective is to be healthy for your baby's sake and give birth to a normal healthy baby.

So lose weight should be done after birthing. There are several ways to keep your weight gain down to just the baby's added weight during your pregnancy. Here some advices on preparing the post pregnancy slim down plan, woman should know:

Breast feeding

Breast feeding can be a very good start in order to lose weight after pregnancy. During the process, hormones are secreted to help in uterus involution and at the same time balance up your hormones level in your body.

Never push yourself too hard

Although your body will not bounce back like a female model, cause – many of them have a little extra help in the hospital with shedding the excess pounds gained during pregnancy. But don’t be disheartened. It not good to have rigorous diet and hardly have the time to exercise or prepare meals that might be impact to your breastfeeding quality. In addition, nature’s working against you – new moms are biologically programmed to hold on to a little extra weight since some of that fat will be passed on to the newborn through breast milk. You just need to be mindful of your body’s needs when planning a post-pregnancy weight loss plan.

During your post pregnancy slim down plan, be sure to eat a minimum of 1,600 calories per day. No matter what you do, don’t drop below 1,600 calories each day. These calories are needed by your body to care for your baby. Severely restricting your calorie intake puts your health in jeopardy and can lead to dizziness, fainting or more serious physical effects.

Instead, focus on improving the foods you do take in. If, during your pregnancy, you loaded up the cupboards with all your favorite cravings foods, it is time to clean them out. Get rid of the sweet or salty snacks that taste good, but don’t offer much in the way of vitamins and nutrients, and replace them with fresh fruits and veggies. Include fresh fruits and vegetable. Less high calorie food, oily food and fast food would certainly help in controlling the amount of calorie you consume per day.

Get regular easy exercise like spray your little garden or doing some gentle Tai Chi, Pilates and crunches will help keep you on the right track. Enjoyable and refreshing activities like walking around the block with your husband will be pleasing. Burning some fat during recreation isn’t it?

The best exercise for you is one that you’ll be able to stick with! Because if you hate to do a type of exercise with all your heart and soul, you’ll never be able to stick with it. Check with local fitness centers to see if they offer mother/child exercise classes to be sure which type of exercise is right for you.

Trying herbal ingredient. Gambier and citrus have been known as pore shrinking, so in long term these can help to tighten abdomen that has stretched during pregnancy. You can read the ingredient to restore abdomen slimness after birthing here.

Here are tips to help you stay healthy and not gain more than the normal natural amount of pregnancy pounds:

  • Eat light meals several times per day instead of large meals two or three times per day.

  • Do not skip meals. This sets your metabolism lower...not what you want to do.

  • Give up or reduce the calories that you drink. Soda drinks do not have any nutritional value.

Hope the information will help you to prepare your post pregnancy slim down plan.




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