How to get back in shape quickly but naturally after delivery? Read this blog to learn 8 tips to lose pregnancy weight.
It's me, your little one. Yes, I can talk now as I am 6 months old. I am here to tell you something important that you have been neglecting for a few months now. But first, a big thank you for protecting me and nourishing me when I was in your womb for nine months. All the nutrients that you gave have made me healthy. Even after I was born, you have done your best to meet my all needs. But now, its time for you to take care of yourself.
I understand that I take most of your time. You are constantly worried about what to feed me, where I am, what if I roll over, and so many other things. But this stress and the hormones are making you gain weight.
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Why lose weight after pregnancy?
I heard the doctor aunty tell that the pre-pregnancy weight or the weight gained after pregnancy increases the risk of various diseases, such as hypertension, diabetes and some cancers. If you are planning to give me a younger sibling, then you must understand that being overweight can increase the risk of gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, and other heart diseases. So, mom, start making changes in your lifestyle, exercise, follow your diet and stay healthy.
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Tips to lose weight post pregnancy
Most of the moms lose weight six weeks after childbirth, and the remaining weight is lost over the next few months. The best time to begin losing weight is after 6 to 12 months after the baby is born. In case you find it difficult to lose weight, your doctor gave you a booklet the other day, remember mom? That booklet had a few guidelines to lose weight after pregnancy. The following are those tips:
Have realistic goals: Do not be fooled by the weight loss stories of the celebrities, as losing weight after childbirth requires time. You may need at least 1 to 2 years to lose weight, depending upon your pregnancy weight.
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You may be excited to begin your weight loss journey, but hold on a second and go through the following precautions:
Seek help from CallHealth
CallHealth is one of Indias best healthcare service provider at your doorstep. It provides three programs with various complementary and add-on services. The programs vary based on the duration and can be tailored for new mothers depending upon their goals. The packages include a diet coach, a nutritionist, a fitness trainer, gym membership and some sessions of yoga, aerobics, and Zumba. You can avail all the services at home and be monitored online.
So, mom, start taking care of your health as we are going to have many adventures together.
Bye until next time!
Article by CallHealth Wellness Team