Weight Loss After Baby Is Born
Although it can difficult to lose weight after having a baby, it's important that you do so, carefully and slowly. even a small weight gain of 1-2 bmi units between pregnancies can increase the risk of complications, such as high blood pressure and gestational diabetes, in your next pregnancy. you are also more likely to give birth to a larger baby (nice 2010: 15).. Most newborns lose weight in the first few days after birth, for a number of reasons. weight loss of less than 10 percent of birth weight during the first week is considered normal. if your baby loses more than this, there may be cause for concern. a variety of issues, from breastfeeding problems to physical illness, can cause excessive weight loss in your baby's first days of life.. 2. don’t crash diet. crash diets are very low-calorie diets that aim to make you lose a large amount of weight in the shortest amount of time possible. after delivering a baby, your body needs good nutrition to heal and recover. in addition, if you are breastfeeding, you require more calories than normal (14, 17, 18)..