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Tips for Losing Baby Weight

While there is no doubt that having children is one of the most fulfilling things in life, the baby weight moms gain during pregnancy is definitely not part of the blessing. Yes, it’s necessary for us to gain weight during pregnancy, but it really stinks that the weight doesn’t just magically disappear once the little ones make their debut. If you are lucky enough to return to your pre-pregnancy weight within a week or two after delivery, more than likely your stomach isn’t as hard as it used to be. This is especially true if you have had a c-section…I’ve had two, so believe me, I know!

The good news is that in time, your body will go back to normal and you will be able to get back into your pre-pregnancy clothes. However, most of us do have to work to lose the last 10-20 pounds of baby weight. The trouble is finding time to focus on losing weight after the baby arrives, because we aren’t getting the amount of sleep we used to and we’re TIRED all the time! Well, below are a few suggestions for how new moms can get rid of the baby weight.

Get the Stroller Out. How many of you have a stroller, but haven’t used it yet? Don’t lie…I know I’m not the only one who was slow to get the stroller out. Finding time to exercise with a new baby at home can be incredibly challenging, but finding the time to go on a walk after your little one has been fed probably isn’t that hard. I actually have a friend who has a baby close to the same age as mine and we have made it a point to meet 2-3 times a week at a nearby park and walk…