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What are some good exercises after giving birth?

What are some good exercises after giving birth?

Gentle and easy: Light stretching, walking, yoga are some of the best ways to get started after birth. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises to help flatten my abdomen after giving birth?

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What are some good exercises to help flatten my abdomen after giving birth?

Many options.: I'm not a personal trainer, but finding a good cardio/aerobic exercise routine (jogging, spinning, etc.), lots of sit-ups, combined with a very healthy diet, is the best way to go. Try to have fun during the process, and best of luck! ...Read more

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What are some good methods to lose weight after having a baby?

What are some good methods to lose weight after having a baby?

Same methods apply: Whether one has delivered or not. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...Read more

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What are some ways to treat anemia after giving birth?

What are some ways to treat anemia after giving birth?

Usually iron: The most common cause of anemia in this setting is iron defficiency caused by blood loss. Iron rich foods include red meats, spinach, beans, and other vegetables. Some people don't absorb iron taken by mouth and require im or IV iron preporations. Many other causes of defficient red cell numbers exist, so if not responding, one should be worked up by their physician. ...Read more

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What are some good tips for creating a birth plan?

What are some good tips for creating a birth plan?

Think it through: Talk it out, be flexible & take time to research. This tiny space is small to give answer but pick your priorities: natural childbirth, family present, fetal monitoring, labor augmentation, mood--music & light in room, pain control, push position, episiotomy, umbilical cord cutting, cord blood, when c-sxn, doula, breast feeding. So many questions! your provider will give you a worksheet to help! ...Read more

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Are there any good exercises that are good to do after I have torn my pcl?

Are there any good exercises that are good to do after I have torn my pcl?

Quad strengthening: The best thing for a PCL tear is to strengthen the quadriceps muscle such as leg presses, quad extensions. The PCL prevents the leg from moving backwards. When it is torn the leg sags backward just below the knee. The quads move the leg forward when they fire, and thus having strong quads keeps the leg forward under the knee. Also using a brace with a posterior bump can set the leg more forward. ...Read more

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What are some ways to stop a period without birth control?

What are some ways to stop a period without birth control?

Limited options: I am assuming you mean stop your periods generally rather than a specific period (which is not really practical) and by birth control you mean the pill. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can decrease your periods, and the drug Lysteda has limited usefulness. Your best bet is an endometrial ablation which, using various techniques, will burn out the lining of your uterus and largely eliminate the period. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises to get rid of after baby belly with no exercise equipment and just 15-30 minutes a day?

What are some good exercises to get rid of after baby belly with no exercise equipment and just 15-30 minutes a day?

Tone and Burn More: Unfortunately, wth belly fat, you cannot simply spot reduce in that area, but must generally lose weight all around to lose the weight. I would reccomend a combination of strenghtening multiple core muscles (lunges, 5-10 minutes) and aerobic exercize (jogging 10-20 minutes). This wil allow you build and tone the big muscle groups and burn more calories during the aerobic portion of your workout. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises to do during each trimester of pregnancy?

What are some good exercises to do during each trimester of pregnancy?

Talk 2 ur doctor 1st: Some exercises that are usually safe are kegels, walking, swimming (no diving), yoga for pregnant women(make sure u have a trained instructor!). Exercises to avoid are skiing, horse back riding etc. ...Read more

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What are some good stretches I can do while pregnant?

What are some good stretches I can do while pregnant?

Stretching in Preg-2: For those looking to maintain health while pregnant and wanting to stretch: look for a local prenatal yoga teacher. They can suggest exercises for particular issues and give feedback on form. Be careful as joint connective tissue is softer in pregnancy--look to maintain not overdo. ...Read more

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What are some good tips on how to have a newborn come out quick when doing natural birth?

What are some good tips on how to have a newborn come out quick when doing natural birth?

Exercise: Regular exercise when you are pregnant has been shown to decrease the length of your labor and the amount of pain women experience during labor. Having said that, there is always the size of baby's head and the size of a woman's pelvis.... And those 2 factors matter a lot when it comes time to delivery. Not much you can do to alter either or those though. Good luck! ...Read more

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How are vaginas usually different after giving birth to a child?

How are vaginas usually different after giving birth to a child?

It varies: Vaginal birth stretches soft tissue of the vaginal walls and perineum (space between the vaginal opening and anus). Most women will retain elasticity and caliber of this organ after deliveries. Other factors shaping the vaginal walls after delivery include weight gain and chronic constipation. ...Read more

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What can people do for weight loss after giving birth?

What can people do for weight loss after giving birth?

Breast feeding: Breast feeding is mother nature's way of helping moms loose weight after childbirth. Increase your walking as well. ...Read more

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What are some good tips on stomach toning after having a baby and general weight loss?

What are some good tips on stomach toning after having a baby and general weight loss?

Health blueprint..: There is no quick fixes. The best tool we have is the food we eat. Portion control, healthy food choices, active lifestyle and exercise will get you down to a healthy weight, improve your health and lose belly fat in the process. More info on weight loss and - dhcaz.Tsfl.Com. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are some exercises that are safe for kids?

What are some exercises that are safe for kids?

Most: Most movements are safe for kids to do. Trampolines are not recommended because of injury risk. Weightlifting is not recommended for growing children. ...Read more

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What are some good exercises to strengthen back and abs?

What are some good exercises to strengthen back and abs?

See below: There are many great exercises to strengthen the abdominal muscles. One of the best exercises are called planks. To do this lay on your stomach and lift your belly and legs off the ground with your forarms and toes on the ground. Try holding this postion for 15-30 seconds at a time. A great resource for these can be found at www.therehabzone.com ...Read more

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What are some good exercises for your lower abs?

What are some good exercises for your lower abs?

Cardio Mix: You can not target the abdomen specifically for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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32 weeks pregnant please suggest some yoga or exercises which i can do that help in normal delivery of child.

32 weeks pregnant please suggest some yoga or exercises which i can do that help in normal  delivery of child.

Discuss...: This with your ob. They will be able to guide you through your pregnancy and give you specifics on do's and don'ts. Best of luck! ...Read more

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