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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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Dr. Qamar Khan
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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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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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What is a safe way to lose weight?

What is a safe way to lose weight?

Right foods: If no underlying med problem, healthy weight loss requires eating the right whole foods, avoiding many processed foods, and staying physically active. Avoid any processed foods with sugar and flour, eliminate most foods with saturated and trans fats, and add plenty of vegetables and beans, many fruits and nuts, some whole grains, and wild salmon. Add regular physical activity and see pounds drop. ...Read more

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What is a safe way to gain weight?

Depends: This depends on what the target weight is and what the reasons are for the need to gain weight. ...Read more

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I am overweight. What is the best way to lose weight during pregnancy?

I am overweight. What is the best way to lose weight during pregnancy?

Gain less: The baby, placenta, amniotic fluid, breast enlargement, and increased blood volume can amount to 20-25 lbs. If you only gain 10 lbs with your pregnancy, your fat stores will decrease by 15 lbs. A small amount of weight gain during pregnancy is important to ensure you are eating enough protein and other building blocks for normal fetal development. Even if obese, a 10 lb wt gain is recommended. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a quick and safe way to lose weight?

Eat healthy: The best way to maintain good weight is to eat healthy food and exercise. Quick weight loss diets are not good and diet pills are not healthy. ...Read more

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What is the safest way to lose my baby weight?

What is the safest way to lose my baby weight?

Breastfeed and walk!: Mothers who successfully breastfeed tend to return to their pre-baby weights faster than mom's who don't. Nature knows what it's doing! breastfeeding coupled with healthy eating and regular exercise is the key. Walking is least strenuous on your body and the most fun for your newborn. ...Read more

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

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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What is an easy way for me to lose 20 pounds in a healthy way if I am breastfeeding?

What is an easy way for me to lose 20 pounds in a healthy way if I am breastfeeding?

Depends: If you look at the specifics, creating breast milk for baby requires metabolic work on your part ( that is quite passive).Over 1yr your breasts will use your body energy to create roughly 500-1000 cal/day for baby. If you only consume the diet you need for your pre-pregnancy weight, you could drop 1-2 pounds a week due to breastfeeding alone.If you eat more you loose less. ...Read more

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

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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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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What is the fastest way I can lose baby weight?

What is the fastest way I can lose baby weight?

Keep breastfeeding: "dieting" is not needed, as long as the 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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What is the best and safest way for my baby to lose weight?

What is the best and safest way for my baby to lose weight?

Focus on activity: Babies tend to loose weight quicker when they grow - so focus on activity and boost their metabolism. ...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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My friend told me a protein diet is the best and easiest way to lose weight fast, is this true?

My friend told me a protein diet is the best and easiest way to lose weight fast, is this true?

Yes: Following a low carb high protein ketogenic diet is a safe way to lose weight fairly rapidly. Basically have 2-4 oz of protein with each meal, no starch or sugar (only green veggies and berries and melons) as your source of carb and plant and fish based fat and your should be able to lose the weight. For exercise best is spinning and circuit training. ...Read more

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What is the safest way to lose weight for a tween?

What is the safest way to lose weight for a tween?

Burn calories: Swim, bicycle, abdominal crunches, find 300 calories a day you don;t need to eat e.g. Bread. If you eat meat, make it lean, take off the skin of chicken, no fried food, eat more fish and seafood, eat green and white veggies cooked with garlic and oil. Rice and beans(lentils and rice) are good sources of complex carbs. ...Read more

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What is a good way to gain weight in your butt fast?

What is a good way to gain weight in your butt fast?

You can't spot: Gain via diet. Your best bet would be working with a trainer to build your gluteal muscles. ...Read more

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What is a good way to lose weight?

What is a good way to lose weight?

Healthy: healthy eating habits, Eat less than you need -about 500 calories less a day. Eat from all food groups including meat, chicken, fish, fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains, seeds and nuts. Also be more active, try to increase your activity. Consult with a nutritional specialist if you need assistance. ...Read more

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What is a good way to lose weight?

What is a good way to lose weight?

Healthy: healthy eating habits, Eat less than you need -about 500 calories less a day. Eat from all food groups including meat, chicken, fish, fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains, seeds and nuts. Also be more active, try to increase your activity. Consult with a nutritional specialist if you need assistance. ...Read more

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