Weight loss is not always a simple matter after birth. Many factors are not on your side when pregnant. You are under lots of stress and are probably lacking sleep. You may also not be paying enough attention to your exercise and diet. Losing the weight will take a number of lifestyle changes – in addition to what you are already experiencing! The good news is that adjusting your life now will lead to a healthier you and a healthier family too.
Are you with child? Are you going to breastfeed? Planning on breastfeeding in public, but you want to do so discreetly? Nursing clothing can help you! There are many companies specializing in outfits designed for discreet breastfeeding. With this sort of clothing, people can’t see that you are breastfeeding. You can also practice nursing by a mirror so you can practice covering up what others see.
It is not too early to start with a prenatal vitamin, even before you conceive. Your baby will start to develop his neural cord, which will turn into his spinal cord and brain during your first trimester. It is very important that you get correct amounts of iron, calcium and folic acid in preparation for and during pregnancy.
Women who are expecting should ensure that they protect themselves from over-exposure to the sun. Pregnancy makes a woman’s skin more sensitive because of hormonal changes. So a woman is more prone to sunburn, which is a major risk factor for the development of skin cancer.
After you change you habits, losing weight after you give birth will be easier. It may take awhile for you to get used to your new way of life, but one good thing is that you were already making a big life change with your new baby. If you include a few beneficial changes in your life with your new baby, you can successfully lose the weight that you want.