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Is it Difficult to Lose Weight After Giving Birth

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It can be if there is too much weight gain. During pregnancy, fat deposits may increase by more than a third over the total amount a woman had before she became pregnant. If the weight gain was normal, most women lose this extra weight in the birth process and in the weeks and months after birth.

Within 5-8 months of giving birth, it is perfectly possible to regain your pre-pregnant shape and figure.

Assuming reasonable weight gain during pregnancy, a gradual return to physical activity, combined with a healthy nutrition-dense diet is all that is needed.

Breastfeeding helps to deplete the fat deposited during pregnancy. A woman who breastfeeds expends at least 500 more calories than one who doesn’t.

The woman who nurses her baby also has increased needs for specific nutrients, and should not be on a weight loss diet.

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