Weight Loss After Delivering Baby
So, during delivery, you should lose the weight of the baby, the placenta, the amniotic fluid, and perhaps some blood and water. much of the rest of your weight is still there, and will be for some time after delivery.. Losing weight after pregnancy. you should plan to return to your pre-pregnancy weight by 6 to 12 months after delivery. most women lose half of their baby weight by 6 weeks after childbirth (postpartum). the rest most often comes off over the next several months. a healthy diet with daily exercise will help you shed the pounds.. I was 104 when i became pregnant and 146 when i had my baby. the day after i weighed 115 (i am short, 5'1) but it took me a year to lose that 10 pounds..
Take one seven- to eight-pound baby, plus about two pounds of blood and amniotic fluid, and you're pretty much assured a 10-pound weight loss in the hospital after you deliver. "in the first week you will probably lose another three to five pounds of water weight. however, it will take time until you return to your pre-pregnancy weight," says lisa druxman, a san diego-based fitness trainer and author of. Setting realistic weight-loss goals after baby. after you deliver, you will slowly lose weight. you may want to speed things along by working with your doctor to set a safe, reasonable goal. a good rule of thumb is to lose no more than one and a half pounds per week (that is, a calorie deficit of 3,500 to 5,250 calories per week, or 500 to 750 a day).. 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. (nice 2010: 15) ..