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How to Get Back into Shape after Giving Birth

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Pregnancy is a very special part in the life of every woman. You nurture a life for nine months before finally you bring them to this beautiful world. But after pregnancy usually the body becomes a little out of shape. Although so many movie stars have proved it time and again that getting back in shape right after pregnancy is no more an imaginary concept anymore. And thus you can get back in shape too! Just by adopting the following measures you can actually get your perfect body back and that too in no time!

  • Adapt to a well balanced diet plan

Instead of eating less, try to eat sufficient but with a proper calculated intake of all the necessary proteins and vitamins in your diet.  Jump on to a well balanced meal which includes carbohydrates, saturated fats and of course protein! Also in snack ditch those savory packaged food which contains unhealthy fat and stick to fruits and vegetable salads or the whole grain food items. Also switch to olive for cooking purposes. By sticking to a proper diet you will be able to shed a significant amount of fat soon.

  • Go for a walk         

By taking a walk you will actually be able to burn calories and your body will become more active. You can start by walking for shorter distance and then you can gradually increase your steps at 10 % everyday.

  • Start exercising once the doctor gives a clearance

The time after which you can start exercising depends on the type of delivery you have had during the birth. According to experts, women who have had a normal vaginal delivery without any complications can eventually start exercising after approx 2 weeks.  But they start with very little. And gradually can increase their workout regime with daily dose of small increments. But for those you dealt with a complicated pregnancy you should more likely visit your doctor and then start exercising accordingly.

  • Do breastfeeding

Breastfeeding helps too in the process of getting back in shape. It helps in shrinking the uterus back to its pre pregnancy size and also burns up to 600 cal a day. But to have a proper breastfeeding you again need to focus on your food intake  which should be well balanced in terms nutrients like proteins, carbohydrates etc.  This will help you avoid getting into breast feeding diet trap and get back in shape as soon as possible.

  • Perform kegels and pelvic tilts

Unlike the other steps, this is something you can do as soon as you have your delivery. Right after two to three days you can do this which will help you in increasing the blood supply to the perineum which in turn will boost your process of recovery. All you have to do is to exhale and then draw in your belly. Also it will result in improving the movement of your hips and abdominals. This in turn will help you build a firm foundation to get you abs stronger and thus enhance your body metabolism.

Thus by adopting these above steps you can get back in shape in just a few months without having to wait for years. Just make sure that you also visit a doctor for a clearance on the diet plan and exercise regime that you have decided to follow and let them corrections if any which is necessary! And then you can start adopting the above measures and you will soon see the difference.

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