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Post Pregnancy Belly Weight Loss

  1. 1. ==== ====To learn more about losing weight after pregnancy please visit: ====Now that the new joy in your life has finally arrived you have that "post pregnancy belly", so howquickly can you get back to normal?Chances are youre pretty sore and tired immediately after your babys birth, so you may not beable to jump right back into strenuous workouts. You can however, do a few things evenimmediately after birth to begin to lose that post pregnancy belly and to begin weight loss afterpregnancy too.Breast-feedingIts true; youre going to achieve weight loss after pregnancy much more quickly if you breast-feedyour baby than if you dont. Breastfeeding is great for you and your baby if you are able to but ifyou cant, dont feel bad.Not only does breastfeeding give your baby important immune boosting nutrients like colostrum,but it is an amazing bonding experience and provides the best nutrition for your baby too.Breastfeeding is also good for that post pregnancy belly and for weight loss after pregnancybecause you use significant calories when you make milk, and you "give calories away" to yourbaby, too, when you nurse. So go ahead and nurse if you can, and watch your post pregnancybelly melt away.Which Exercises Are Good For Weight Loss After Pregnancy?Take your doctors advice as to when you can start exercising, you may not be advised to exerciseright away, especially if you have had a C-section, stitches or other complications.Pelvic Tilts, Crunches, Yoga and PilatesSubject to your doctors approval, crunches are one good way to get started on firming up thoseabs, great for reducing post pregnancy belly as is yoga or Pilates. However, if it takes you a littlebit to get going or you cant do significant exercises right away, you can still do pelvic tilts andisometric contractions.With pelvic tilts, you are sort of doing "internal crunches". You lie with your back flat on the floorwith your legs bent, feet resting on the floor, and tighten your abdominal muscles as you roll yourpelvis upwards. When you do this, breathe deeply and focus on using your abdominal muscles toroll your pelvis instead of your gluteus maximus (your buttock muscles).
  2. 2. Take exercise steady to start with and gradually increase the frequency, duration and intensityover time, it is important not to overdo it at first. Maintaining fitness will help you manage the lackof or those little interruptions to your sleep.Doing Kegel exercises"Kegel exercises", will help strengthen your pelvic floor, make those bladder related "urgencyaccidents" much less likely, even though theyre very common in women after childbirth and willalso help reduce your post pregnancy belly.Heres what you do. Lie on your back on the floor, and pull your pelvic muscles "up and in", countto three or four, relax, repeat, count to three or four, relax, and so on. Do this 10 times, counting tothree or four each time, and do these sets of 10 several times a day.Weight loss after pregnancy doesnt have to be that hard, especially if you breast-feed and maketime for exercise -- with your baby, too. As you heal after birth, you can slowly incorporate exerciseback into your day and work on getting rid of that post pregnancy belly.For help with planning your post pregnancy workout and for healthy pregnancy tips to reduce yourpost pregnancy belly quickly after birth visit http://healthy-pregnancy-tips.comArticle Source: ====To learn more about losing weight after pregnancy please visit: ====