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How long did it take you to get back to your pre-pregnancy weight?

I gave birth to my baby girl 5 days ago. I'm not too concerned about how long it will take me to lose this weight but a little curious about how long it took others :) I'm taking it slow & easy but going ahead and estimating it will take about 6 to 9 months.

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Asked by JazziesMom2010 at 12:10 AM on Sep. 27, 2010 in Beauty & Style

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  • 2 weeks after the first.
    23 years after the fourth.

    Answer by tootoobusy at 12:15 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • 4 weeks later i had dropped it all plus 10 lbs.

    Answer by jennifer588 at 12:18 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • Just a few weeks because I didn't overeat and only gained the baby weight,placenta,extra blood volume,egc. Not fat.

    Answer by gertie41 at 12:19 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • I left the Birth Center wearing my pre-pregnancy clothes after I had my son.

    Answer by Erin814 at 12:38 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • 2 wk with my 1st but i was 16 then..
    2 wks with 2nd i was 18
    my 3rd havent lost any at 26
    my 4th im 31 an still tryin to lose the excess weight after 2yrs..

    Answer by FreeSpriT4eva at 2:02 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • I was 5-10lb away from it when I got the Mirena. My daughter was about 9 or 10 weeks old when I got it. By the time she was 3 months, I had gained 35 more pounds (while watching what I ate and exercising). Now, she's almost 2 and I still have 20lb to go, because I got a Depo shot and it made me pack on 15lb. Hopefully when I get back on the pill next month, I'll be able to lose the rest of it. If I had not gotten the Mirena (which also caused me to lose my milk), and I had been able to continue breastfeeding, I probably would have been back to pre-pregnancy weight by the time she was six months old.

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 2:04 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • OMG, YEARS!!!! Actually 4 years cuz when me & the ex broke up I got so stressed that I went down to a size 6 VERY quickly!

    Answer by NicolesMommy at 2:35 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • 3 months.....but I didn't have an appetite after I had my baby...

    Answer by lilpunkymom at 6:21 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • I was back into my regular jeans 3 weeks after my first; I didn't have any weight to lose with my 2nd - she was a preemie, born at 28 1/2 weeks gestation. I hadn't even made it into my maternity clothes at that point.

    Answer by FootballMom85 at 7:15 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • I gained 27lbs during my pregnancy. 7 of that was from swelling. It took me 2 weeks to lose the weight.

    Answer by nei-nei at 9:52 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

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