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How to Lose Belly fat After C Section (Diet and Exercise)

your baby's been delivered via c-section

and is growing healthily you've lost

most of your pregnancy weight and most

parts of your body have returned to

normal now however you are struggling to

lose the extra belly fat you gained

during your pregnancy it takes time for

your stomach to go back to its usual

size after pregnancy so patience is key

according to baby center your uterus

will shrink back to its pre pregnancy

size about a month after the baby is

born breastfeeding will also help you

shed the extra fat as will cutting back

on calories and exercising

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step one ray examine your diet some

women eat a lot more food when they are

pregnant and you may find yourself

keeping those eating habits after the

baby is born if you find that you are

consuming more than 1,800 to 2,000

calories daily try to cut about 500

calories from your daily diet

according to baby center you will lose 1

lb a week if you do so step 2

eat good foods skip the snacks such as

sweets and chips try to eat plenty of

fruits vegetables lean proteins such as

fish or chicken and whole grains step 3

schedule regular meals you may find that

eating several small meals throughout

the day helps you control your hunger

and prevents you from overeating make an

effort not to skip meals as doing so may

make you overindulge later on step 4

take your baby for a walk after feeding

him when you feel up to it you can add

more intense cardiovascular exercise to

your routine such as riding a bike with

baby in tow or running with a jogging

stroller step 5

sign up for a postpartum exercise class

such as aerobics or yoga postpartum

classes are designed to be low impact

plus you will have the added benefit of

meeting other new mothers you can also

do some abdominal exercises

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step one check your abdominal muscles to

make sure they are ready

according to baby's center a gap forms

in the muscles of the abdomen during

pregnancy if you begin to do crunches or

other abdominal exercises too soon you

can injure yourself lie on your back and

bend your knees place your hand palm

down on your stomach tighten your

stomach muscles as you inhale if you

feel a gap that is smaller than three

fingers wide you can start doing

abdominal workouts step 2 lie on your

back and bend your knees keep your feet

flat on the floor inhale then exhale and

slowly lift your tailbone and hips off

the floor when you have gone as high as

you can squeeze your thighs and buttocks

together then slowly lower your hips to

the floor repeat five times step three

lie on your back with your feet flat on

the floor and your knees Bend place your

hands behind your head

slowly lift your head and shoulder off

the floor using your stomach muscles as

you get stronger you can begin to sit up

even further

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