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How long did it take you?

Just wondering how long it took for you to get your body back after you had your baby, if you got it back

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KayLundy3

Asked by KayLundy3 at 11:18 PM on Oct. 11, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Well, I was back to pre-pregnancy weight at a little after 6 mo....of course, I got pregnant again not too long after that. I never got the exact shape back...I think that might be lost forever. =)
    ANGIE409

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 11:57 PM on Oct. 11, 2009

  • I exclusively breastfed both babies. After my first, I got back into my old jeans at 3 weeks. My body was pretty much the same. After my second, I got back into old jeans at 6 weeks but had a little pouch. =( I'm hoping I bounce back after this one just as fast!
    khedy

    Answer by khedy at 12:03 AM on Oct. 12, 2009

  • I breastfeed all 5 of mine and it took 2 to 4 weeks to get back to normal
    Nikki_91510

    Answer by Nikki_91510 at 1:13 AM on Oct. 12, 2009

  • Girl, that body is long gone! :) I've been breastfeeding for 6 months and my body hasn't changed a bit since the day after I gave birth. I eat right and exercise but my body has been hanging onto the baby weight. I guess when I got preggo, my body went into starvation mode and saved everything I ate (I gained 60 lbs!) and now that I'm BF-ing, it's decided to stay in starvation mode, so I've not burned off more than 10 lbs. total. Hopefully my metabolism will return to it's pre-pregnancy state once I'm done BF-ing. :)

    ktok2009

    Answer by ktok2009 at 9:00 AM on Oct. 12, 2009

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