Even though pregnancy and childbirth are incredible times, including thousands of unsaid emotions that make you feel good about it. On the other hand, it is one of the most distressing times because it leads to growth and changes in the body, especially weight gain for a woman.
If you have ever been pregnant or are planning to be an expectant mother, you might have surely heard the saying "nine months on, nine months off". Even though pregnancy weight is considered normal and is widely accepted, the main point lies in getting into space post-childbirth. No matter how much-normalised baby fat is for many new moms, it is still frustrating to face and carry the extra lingering pounds, and that is not fair.
As per Dr. Elsa, a Women's Obstetrics & Gynaecology Specialist, there should be no rush to get back to the pre-pregnancy weight because postpartum weight loss varies from woman to woman. There are several people who eat whatever they want and do not put on weight. Then there are those who, no matter how much they work out or diet, face a hard time losing the extra weight.
In order to resolve this, till now you might have exercised without fail and have tried every diet in the book, but still keep on asking yourself why can’t I lose weight? Well, it turns out that there are other factors responsible for not losing weight after childbirth as well.
In conversation with experts from New Concept Clinic providing the services of Postpartum Care at the Hospital in Dubai. For every new mom that is trying hard to lose weight after having a baby, it is advised to not rush the process. Instead, have patience and give it time. Apart from this, there are other common ways through which you can lose the baby weight.
Eat balanced meals: To help your body heal properly, consume healthy and balanced meals by taking an adequate number of calories, protein, carbs, and fat.
Exercise when it is safe: Perform exercises and lift weights that are safe for you. If you are not ready for it, opt for a professional trainer to encourage you to workout safely.
Cut fast-energy foods: Slow down or completely avoid foods that have high energy in them. food items with processed sugar and carbs like cakes, cookies, and others. Try to find food items with sustainable energy, providing a balance of fats, proteins, carbs, etc.