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having a hard time with the baby weight

i had my baby 4 months ago and i can not seem to get this weight off, i have tried it all, has anyone else had this problem and asked their doctors? what did the doctor say?

 
xxSummaxx13

Asked by xxSummaxx13 at 4:19 PM on Feb. 22, 2010 in Health

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Answers (5)
  • It took you 9 months to gain the weight, be patient!
    Mommy2Gabrielle

    Answer by Mommy2Gabrielle at 4:32 PM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • If you're breastfeeding the last 10-12 lbs might stick around until you're done. Natures way of slowing you down I guess :) With both of my kids I didn't get back to my pre-pregnancy until they were around 7 months old.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:26 PM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • im not breastfeeding
    xxSummaxx13

    Answer by xxSummaxx13 at 4:27 PM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • i agree with mommy2gabrielle.
    you could cut processed foods and sugar.
    you could add more veggies.
    be sure to drink 2-3 liters of water..3 if working out, 2 if not.
    i always found that getting outside a bit was helpful, not sure why...sunshine fresh air, but i know it is winter!
    it usually takes me 7-12 months, but my body is never what it was before my first child!
    good luck!
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 6:18 PM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • It's been almost 4 years...I'm huge!
    Even eating right and exercizing....trying to be better at it but it gets frustrating at times.
    I do have a couple hormonal and such issues so part of my body is working against taking and keeping off any weight i've been able to lose, though that's kinda an excuse.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:11 PM on Feb. 23, 2010