Losing Weight After Pregnancy Directory
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.
Losing the Baby Weight: 7 Diet Mistakes After Pregnancy
WebMD offers tips to new moms for losing baby weight.
Healthy Habits for Post-Baby Weight Loss
Want to get your body back post-baby? Adopt these healthy habits.
Sensible Weight Gain During Pregnancy
How many pounds should you pack on during pregnancy? WebMD explains how much weight to gain, what to eat, where the weight goes, and what to avoid to make sure you and your baby are healthy.
Expert Q&A: Losing the Baby Weight
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.
5 Best Stretches for New Moms
Five gentle, post-baby stretches that will ease you back into exercising.
Post-Pregnancy Workout With Your Baby
It's important to sneak your workouts in after giving birth. And your baby makes a great weight!
How to Lose the Baby Weight
Advice and expert insight into healthy ways to lose baby weight.
Getting Back in Shape After Giving Birth
Keith Eddleman, MD, talks about the best ways to get back in shape after childbirth.
Post-Baby Workout Tips
Learn how to safely workout after having your baby.
How Mom's Extra Weight Affects Pregnancy
Keith Eddleman, MD, explains how being overweight can affect pregnancy.