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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What is a safe way to lose my pregnancy weight?

What is a safe way to lose my pregnancy weight?

By breastfeeding: Strict dieting is not needed, as long as a breastfeeding woman eats only as many calories as needed to maintain her normal (pre-pregnant) weight. For example, if she was 120 pounds before pregnancy and is now 145 pounds, she should eat just enough for a 120 lb woman. Her 25 lb excess will be gradually used up in the production of breastmilk (25 ounces of breastmilk contains about 500 calories). ...Read more

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Is it safe to lose weight during pregnancy?

Is it safe to lose weight during pregnancy?

Yes: Focus on nutrition instead of the scale. Are you eating a healthy diet and exercising daily? If so, the weight gain or loss is less important. Your baby appreciates your healthy lifestyle.You should not specifically diet or calorie restrict during pregnancy. You only need about 300 calories more per day during the third trimester of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is there a way to lose my pregnancy weight?

Is there a way to lose my pregnancy weight?

Balanced nutrition: If you eat a well balanced diet based on your pre-pregnant weight ( calorie wise) & simply breast feed, you can lose a pound every week or two.Make sure you are taking prenatal vitamins & plenty of fluids. The loss will be slow but natural. The books that say to up your calorie intake to bf are assuring that you won't lose weight. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a quick and effective way to lose my pregnancy weight?

Anyone know what is a quick and effective way to lose my pregnancy weight?

No quick answer: Don’t strive to lose your pregnancy weight instantaneously. Your body has just been through a lot. If you breast feed your baby that will burn extra calories. Make sensible nutrition choices. Remain physically active. Ensure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Take care. ...Read more

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How can I lose my pregnancy weight quickly?

Diet: Calorie restiction is the only way, i offer my pts the injectable HCG with 500 calorie diet, if my pt is not breats feeding, i did it myself, lost 24 lbs in 28 days and have kept the wt off 16 months later. ...Read more

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I am a teen mother who is currently breastfeeding my five month old son. I cannot lose my pregnancy weight what can I do? I eat healthy and exercise.

I am a teen mother who is currently breastfeeding my five month old son. I cannot lose my pregnancy weight what can I do? I eat healthy and exercise.

Cardio Mix: If you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose 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 running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a healthy way to lose pregnancy weight?

Diet, exercise, bf: Sensible diet, and breast feeding help. Find a post natal exercise program that allows you to exercise with your child in a stroller. It will not only help you shed pounds but also give you a new great group of mom friends with similarly aged children. ...Read more

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Is there a way to find out why did i lose so much weight after pregnancy?

You didn't just: Lose the weight of the baby ; the placenta - you probably also lost a lot of extra fluid that your body was carrying. ...Read more

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Is there a way to lose the weight i gained during pregnancy and keep it off?

Moderation: Don’t strive to lose your pregnancy weight instantaneously. Your body has just been through a lot. If you breast feed your baby that will burn extra calories. Make sensible nutrition choices. Remain physically active. Ensure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Take care. ...Read more

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Is there a way to lose the rest of my pregnancy weight?

Steadily: Don’t strive to lose your pregnancy weight instantaneously. Your body has just been through a lot. If you breast feed your baby that will burn extra calories. Make sensible nutrition choices. Remain physically active. Ensure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Take care. ...Read more

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What is an easy way for me to lose weight due to pregnancy?

Taking off the wt: Don’t strive to lose your pregnancy weight instantaneously. Your body has just been through a lot. If you breast feed your baby that will burn extra calories. Make sensible nutrition choices. Remain physically active. Ensure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Take care. ...Read more

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What are the best and easiest way to lose weight before pregnancy?

What are the best and easiest way to lose weight before pregnancy?

Not easy: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determined calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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What is the fastest way i can lose post pregnancy weight?

Severe caloric restr: Restriction and exercise but it is the caloric restriction that will lose the weight. ...Read more

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What's an effective way for me to lose my post-pregnancy weight the quickest?

Slow down a little.: Don’t strive to lose your pregnancy weight instantaneously. Your body has just been through a lot. If you breast feed your baby that will burn extra calories. Make sensible nutrition choices. Remain physically active. Ensure that calories burned exceed calories consumed. Take care. ...Read more

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Need some top tips on losing pregnancy weight?

Need some top tips on losing pregnancy weight?

Low carb diet: I've found a low carb (no starch or sugar) ketogenic diet containing about 60+ grams is protein and below 40 grams of carbohydrate along with mild exercise the most effective for weight, fat and girth loss. If you get in mild ketosis which is fat burning state your hunger level will be very little. If you're breastfeeding, you can obviously eat a little bit more carb. Don't forget exercising/yoga. ...Read more

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Would you say it's easy to lose pregnancy weight?

Depends: Every one has a different experience - it depends on how you eat and exercise after pregnancy. Best to focus on gaining at a healthy rate during pregnancy- that way you are less likely to have excess weight to loose after you deliver, . ...Read more