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women who have had a child can't have a 6-pack??

my boyfriend was telling me he read in people magazine that any woman that has had a child can no longer have a 6-pack. is this true??? i mean i know the muscles get all messed up when you're pregnant but i thought they go back to normal after a while.

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Asked by exxOHjackie at 5:57 PM on Jul. 2, 2009 in Diet & Fitness

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  • Haha - if I were you, I'd demand that your boyfriend find the article he was referring to. It is completely possible to have washboard abs after kids. It's much more difficult if you were at one point obese. Or if you've had multiple pregnancies/births (this includes women who've had twins/sextuplets/etc. or women who have 2+ seperate pregnancies.)

    Answer by MommyDumDum at 6:02 PM on Jul. 2, 2009

  • After being pregnant and having babies, its a new kind of normal LOL. But not 100% like things were before. I know a few women that have that 6 pack but they stay in the gym and eat very little.

    Answer by midnightmoma at 6:06 PM on Jul. 2, 2009


    Answer by older at 6:58 PM on Jul. 2, 2009

  • Well I have a four pack and my son is 10 months. Getting those last two to pop up is HARD work though! I'll be there soon ;)

    Answer by sw33t_blond3 at 4:47 AM on Jul. 3, 2009

  • Two words....KELLY RIPPA

    Answer by coffee37 at 1:57 PM on Jul. 3, 2009

  • I'm on #4 and have achieved one after each pregnancy! So, that's not true. But, it does have a lot to do with you pre-preg condition, if your active through out your pregnancy, and your family genes.

    Answer by luvbnmomnwife at 2:44 PM on Jul. 3, 2009

  • Two Words Scary Spice


    Answer by AmandaMarie821 at 5:26 PM on Jul. 4, 2009

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