These days there seems to be a whole lot of pressure on women who have recently given birth to snap back into shape immediately. It seems that every time I open a newspaper or magazine, there are photos of 'celebrity' mothers who have obviously 'lost all their baby fat' in record time. Do not let these over-hyped stories persuade you to go on any sort of diet or exercise period until you have fully recovered.
Giving birth and coping with a newborn are exhausting activities and your priority should be to rest and recuperate. Many of the changes which pregnancy produces in your body continue for a period of about six weeks after giving birth. Do not be tempted to resume an exercise rule that you followed before you became pregnant, until you're body is quite well enough to cope. This article contains some sensible advice about the types of … Read More