Entries Tagged as 'Postpartum'

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Afraid of gaining 25 to 35 lbs during pregnancy? It’s not as bad as you think.

How long will it take for me to get back into my pre-pregnancy body? This is a concern for many, many new mothers. To answer this question, understand that the most important indicator of postpartum weight retention is weight gain during pregnancy. Underweight women need to gain a little more while over weight women need [...]

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

7 Tips for losing pregnancy weight and maintaining postpartum health

The glow of pregnancy. The comforting convexity of the expectant mother. And, let’s face it, sometimes a little extra padding. Retention of extra weight in the postpartum period is a major concern of new mothers, with important implications for physical and mental health. It is important to have reasonable expectations regarding weight-loss in the postpartum [...]