Women gain weight during pregnancy. So after delivering the child women find it very depressing to see their figure. Well, gaining weight is a natural process and you don’t have to worry about it. You can get back in shape after pregnancy if you follow some tips below. First and foremost thing; you should take rest for a few days after giving birth to your child. Some women want to lose weight immediately after the delivery which is wrong. But don’t let 6 or more months pass to start the process of weight loss otherwise it will be very difficult to lose weight.
Due to any reason you don’t want to breast feed your child, change your mind because breastfeeding is very effective in reducing your weight.Drink water more than your thirst. Apart from giving you many benefits, water is useful in burning your calories too. You will be surprised to know that it can burn up to 460 extra calories per day.
Eat foods which are rich in iron but low in fats such as Munch garden cress seeds. During child birth there is loss of blood which is compensated by iron rich food. Consume Munch garden cress seeds with milk and jiggery.
A few physical activities will help you a lot in post partum fitness. Walking is one of them. The more you walk, the more you lose weight. Walking moves all the tendons, ligaments and muscles of your spine. Since spine is the area most affected during pregnancy, walking benefits it a lot. Begin with 10 minutes walk and gradually increase to 30 to 45 minutes. It is inexpensive and depends upon your choice to walk.
Dancing can help you a lot to keep you stress free as well burn your fats. While doing serious exercise you get bored and leave soon but you can carry on dancing until you get tired and perspired. Thus you get back in shape soon after pregnancy.
If you know to swim, then it can be the best exercise to reduce your weight. When you swim, your full body gets active and your mind gets relaxed. But don’t forget to consult your doctor before taking up swimming.
When your baby gets 3 months old you can stroll with him or her in your garden. This will not only cause weight loss but also your bond with the child will strengthen.