Childbirth is exciting but it is also hard on a mother's body and takes time to recover from. Most OBGYNs recommend a new mother wait at least six weeks before returning to regular activity, including returning to work. There are several things to consider when deciding to return to work after the birth of a baby, including a mother's recovery after childbirth, how well … [Read more...] about How Soon Is It Safe to Return to Work after Childbirth?
Body after Baby
Even though most of your baby weight seemed to melt off easily after your baby was born, it's not uncommon to have the last 10 pounds of baby weight still hanging around, despite the fact that you exercise and eat well. If you lost the initial baby weight by cutting your calories and adding exercise, your weight loss may have slowed to a halt because your metabolism has slowed … [Read more...] about How to Lose the Last 10 Pounds of Baby Weight
Many moms return home from the hospital, eager to show off their new bundle of joy and to lose the baby weight that they acquired. While you may have the best baby-weight-loss intentions, the hectic schedules and sleep deprivation associated with being a new mom can make your weight loss efforts seem like a losing battle. With patience and focus, however, you can shed many of … [Read more...] about Quick Ways to Lose Baby Weight
Let's talk baby weight. Gaining it, losing it, and how celebrities on covers of magazines make the rest of us feel bad. Correction: How they make *some people* feel bad. As a lone duck, I'm here to shout that no woman should feel bad when seeing such images... we should feel empowered. (No, I'm not drunk.) Trust that I know how sensitive this topic is, and please keep in mind … [Read more...] about Can Real Women Do the Celeb Post-Baby Body Bounce-back?
Many women are concerned with getting rid of the baby weight. The most important thing to remember is that it took a nine month period to gain that much weight and it is not going to miraculously fall off after the birth of your child. If you are like most, you want to know how to lose that post pregnancy weight gain quickly, but keep in mind it is important to be healthy. Most … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Lose Your Baby Weight