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How long did it take you to get back down to your OG size after giving birth? If you are lucky to be back down at all!


Asked by rsgomezii at 12:22 AM on Jul. 24, 2009 in Diet & Fitness

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  • haha 3 years. But thats because I never done anything about it. Had my last baby in May of 06. Just now got back to where I was in high school, except one size smaller. Was a 7/8 in high school and now a size 5. If you are committed to it, it shouldn't take but about 4-6 months if you incorporate healthy eating and exercise.

    Answer by babycakes254 at 12:27 AM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • My baby is 4 months and I'm back down. I'm nursing and running though. I don't think it's always a matter of luck - it's hard work!

    Answer by cdecker83 at 12:31 AM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • I will let you know when it happens, lol.

    Answer by mag12305cmg at 12:58 AM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • It took me a full year. I didn't start exercising until he was three months old, though. I'd had a CS and it took me a long time to feel up for exercising. But - I have lost all of the 60 lbs I gained while pregnant with him - and am working on losing an additional 40 so I can start my next pregnancy at a healthy weight and have a VBAC.

    Answer by MamaSueCongdon at 4:56 AM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • I was wearing all of my prepregnancy clothes when I went back to work at 8 weeks.

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:37 AM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • it took me a week after i had my second. it wouldnt have taken that long had i not retained 24 pounds of water. i was a size 7 and weighed 128 i now wear a size 1 and weigh109.

    Answer by luckyhart at 12:29 PM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • It took me a year. I am 2 lbs less than my prepregnancy weight.

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 5:58 PM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • I weighed 99lbs when I got pregnant and delived at 130lbs. When I went back to work 6 weeks later I was wearing my size zero jeans! But....three years after that I was up to 115 and I am 30 weeks along with my son and weigh 135. I don't think it will be quite so easy to lose the regnancy weight this time around though.

    Answer by KaireasMommy at 10:33 PM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • it took me 6 months after each of my kids.

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 10:55 PM on Jul. 24, 2009

  • With my oldest, 4 months and I didn't exercise at all. With my baby, I am 6 months postpartum and still have an extra 10lbs but fit into my old clothes and I love having the extra weight.

    Answer by purpleducky at 12:40 PM on Jul. 25, 2009