It’s very true that birth of your newborn baby brings bagful of excitement and joy, but it also has some bad impacts on your body as well as shape. It can leave some odd stretch marks and your tummy will remain flabby for few months if you don’t take immediate action to reduce that. While many pregnant women start getting worried how to flatten their stomach after pregnancy, many others start acquiring knowledge on this. Here are few tips for you if you’re pregnant and will give birth to your baby soon.
First and foremost step is to follow proper post-pregnancy diet. You’ve to eat right amount of nutrient rich food and have to drink plenty of water. Make sure that you eat right portion of food from each of the five basic food groups like whole grain, cereal, bread, pasta; fruit; vegetables; fish, poultry, meat, eggs, dry beans and nuts; and milk, cheese and yogurt.
Secondly, you should nurse your baby because it will help you flatten your stomach fast. Also, your breast milk is adequate nutritious food for your baby and while your baby sucks milk, it stimulates the secretion of hormone, oxytocin. This hormone in turn helps contract your uterus and shrink back to its pre-pregnant size soon. Nursing also helps you burn your calories naturally, to prepare milk every time you feed your baby.
Thirdly, don’t forget that exercise is very important to get back into proper shape after pregnancy. Exercise will help your muscles to get back the tonality it had before your pregnancy. Start with walking and the interesting thing is you can take your baby with you while walking. Make your baby sit in the stroller or take her in a sling. Besides walking, you can do some other exercises like head lifts, leg lifts, straightening up, abdominal contractions and pelvic tilt etc.
Hence, try to maintain all these above mentioned points to flatten your tummy after giving birth to your child. If you want to know about the exercises mentioned here in details, then search over internet, you’ll get ample links in your search engine’s list. There are many websites where these exercises are well described with sufficient pictures, so that it’ll become easier for your to follow them.
If you’re a working mom and hardly find any time to do exercises besides nursing your baby and taking care of her, then you can highly take help of some devices like the Flex Belt to reduce tummy fat or you can embrace some pills to do that. But, make sure all of these are safe to use for your body.
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