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good to know.
Thanks for sharing.
Breastfeeding helps lose baby weight also
Excellent article. Good need-to-know information!
I wish I'd have had this information after every single pregnancy.
I think there should be an additional section for "complicated vaginal births"...The article, while informative, kind of assumes a vaginal birth is easy to recover from, but sometimes it can be almost as hard as if a c-section was performed. Labor could have been a VERY long process which is going to need more recovery, or additional procedures done during labor/delivery could need to heal first.
For example, when my son was born, he was a vacuum-assisted birth, which because he needed to come out quickly, warranted an episiotomy. I couldn't have dreamed of exercise until those stitches were completely healed!
Waist training helps a lot. Go try belly Brain waist website for information on waist training
It's interesting that they just "assume" that the person was in great shape "before", which is usually not the case, except for celebs and some fitness people out there. Just saying, it's going to take a lot longer for the average woman who just had a baby and not enough time to even sit down for a spell.......................
Thanks for sharing.
I gained alot of weight when I had my three boy's. I lost some and later on down the road I started to put weight on and it kept coming.
Yes Breast feeding helps but once I stopped (plus working full-time) I gained back all that I lost. Do any of you work full time? If so how do you incoroporate working out. I don't have a gym membership nor can I afford one, we have a small home so I worry that early morning work outs may wake the little guy up...he tends to wake easily in the mornings. I sweat like a crazy person so lunch time work outs are out of the question and since my son is at day care all day I really don't want to put him in child care after work for another hr and half to do a class.
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