Reducing weight after csection can be a worrisome as you need to be in rest for a month and a half and meanwhile you need to eat well which will again put on weight. But need not worry.
WAYS TO REDUCE WEIGHT:
DID YOU KNOW?
Breastfeeding a baby helps you shed pounds just like that.
Breastfeeding is best for the baby and also it’s very beneficial for the mom as well. So never stop breastfeeding till you have good supply of milk. This is the first thing you can do in the early weeks after csection to reduce your weight. Breastfeed well as it’s recommended for the good development of immunity in babies.
You may be guided to eat well after surgery to improve breast milk. And personally you may feel hungry a lot and also may carve for foods like oily salty snack. But do remember that eating good nutritional food is important to reduce weight. Whenever you feel hungry do eat cup of fruits, cereals , green vegetables, salads etc. Which has low fat and good nutrition. Whenever you are hungry make sure you eat well and nutritional.
To start exercising vigorously you should wait atleast 6 weeks after surgery and also should get a green signal from your doctor.
Meanwhile you can do mild exercise like walking, jogging. After 6 weeks you can do exercises like pelvic tilt, bridge, sit-ups etc and follow your routine exercises and yoga. If you are new to these then you may need to consult a physiotherapist .
LOT OF WATER :
Drinking a lot of water will help you reducing weight . Drink atleast 8litres of water to stay hydrated. The water retention in body during pregnancy may also put up weight on your body. Drinking excess of water may help relieve and relax body bulging and removes the excess water retention in body.
You can try detoxification to make your body and skin healthy. Best detoxifier you can try on are green tea, lemon tea, dandelion tea. I personally recommend lemon teas as it refreshes your mind and body instantly and gives a fresh feel.
REDUCING TUMMY :
To reduce your tummy you can try upon above methods as reducing weight may help reduce tummy a bit.
And along with it you can try on tummy tightening exercises. A pelvic floor exercises may strengthen the lower abdomen muscles and tighten the loosened muscles. Bridge exercise also helps to put pressure on abdomen muscle and tighten it without stressing the stitches.
POSTPARTUM SUPPORT BELTS :
Now commercially there are many postpartum support belt available. On wearing these belt you can give a perfect support to your tummy and hence help your tummy skin shrink on its own .
Try out these properly and be benefited.
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