When trying to lose post-pregnancy pounds, start slowly and be creative in thinking of ways to exercise. Aerobic and strength training exercises will help burn calories and keep you healthy along with a nutritional diet. Breastfeeding can also help you lose weight after pregnancy. Your doctor can make personal recommendations for you, based on your health needs and your delivery experience. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about howto lose post-pregnancy weight, diet and exercise tips, and much more.
For expert advice on how to lose baby weight the healthy way, WebMD turned to Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD; a dietitian; author of Expect the Best; mom of three daughters; and an expert in pregnancy, lactation and kids' nutrition.