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What is the safest way to lose my baby weight?

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Dr. Michelle Loftis
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michelle Loftis
Dr. Michelle Loftis
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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Pediatrics

In brief: Increase exercise

Increased exercise with healthy eating habits is the safest most effective way to lose your baby weight.

In brief: Increase exercise

Increased exercise with healthy eating habits is the safest most effective way to lose your baby weight.
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: Eat a balanced diet

"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).

In brief: Eat a balanced diet

"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).
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics

In brief: Breastfeed!

No kidding! breastfeeding is a very effective way of losing your baby weight.
Obviously, coupling this with a healthy diet and regular exercise will be helpful. You will be surprised at how effective regular breastfeeding with enhance the rapidity of post-partum weight loss.

In brief: Breastfeed!

No kidding! breastfeeding is a very effective way of losing your baby weight.
Obviously, coupling this with a healthy diet and regular exercise will be helpful. You will be surprised at how effective regular breastfeeding with enhance the rapidity of post-partum weight loss.
Dr. Lisa Roberts
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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