Belly After Baby

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Belly After Baby

  1. 1. <ul><li>Tummy tuck won’t solve your problem </li></ul><ul><li>Get to the root of what’s keeping you overweight. </li></ul><ul><li>It can be difficult to lose weight because so many factors can play a role. </li></ul><ul><li>How many pounds you gained in pregnancy </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Amount of weight a woman gains seems to be the </li></ul><ul><li>biggest predictor of how likely she is to retain extra </li></ul><ul><li>weight afterward </li></ul><ul><li>If you gained 35 pounds or more you are 2.5 times more </li></ul><ul><li>likely to retain extra weight one year after giving birth. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Hormonal contraceptives are not likely to lead to weight </li></ul><ul><li>gain </li></ul><ul><li>But you should discuss the possibility with your </li></ul><ul><li>gynecologist. </li></ul><ul><li>Also ask to have your thyroid function tested </li></ul><ul><li>Low levels of thyroid hormones are common post-pregnancy </li></ul><ul><li>and can lead to a gain in weight or an inability to take it off. </li></ul>

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