Now that baby is finally here, you’re probably anxious to get back into your skinny jeans. Fortunately, it’s not as daunting as you might think.
It took nine months to get to where you are, so allow yourself at least as much time to drop the pounds—nine months on, nine months off.
It may seem counterintuitive to consume when trying to lose, but making smart, balanced choices will rev up your metabolism and keep you healthy. Breastfeeding moms especially should ensure they’re taking in adequate calories.
With your doctor’s approval, reintroduce low- to moderate-impact activities like walking or yoga into your daily routine. When you’re ready to really ramp up your workouts, click here for a six-week postpartum fitness plan.