A 36-year-old member asked:

What is the best way to lose the extra skin after giving birth?

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Dr. Jennifer Mushtaler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 25 years experience
Exercise, nutrition: Skin contains elastin which allows it to stretch and then tighten like a rubberband. Most women are disappointed to learn that this can take up to 12 weeks after having their baby. The two most important things in reclaiming your pre-pregnancy look are regular exercise and healthful nutrition. A good moisturizer should be applied regularly.
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