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How can I change my diet back to my "pre-prego" diet?

I don't even remember what I use to eat or how I use to eat. I'm getting ready to ween my baby, but I'm scarred to start putting on the pounds again. I know I didn't eat bagels and cream cheese every day. I feel like I could easily develop an eating disorder, because I eat so much.

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Asked by LadyQuin at 7:03 PM on Jan. 30, 2011 in Diet & Fitness

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  • schedule an appointment with your GP and ask for a referral to a nutritionist. eating right is a skill, and having a good teacher can make a world of difference.

    Answer by mellypoo at 7:08 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • I would start to look at adding plenty of fresh fruit and veggies and water. If you eat at least 2 pieces of fruit and 3 large glasses of water, that will help to balance out the bagel (get low fat cream cheese) then a large helping of veggies at dinner will help to keep you full till bed.
    But I know how you feel I turned 30 after having my last child, it has been hard to loose the baby weight this time.
    Maybe put a nice walk into you're evening routine, this would be good for both of you and give her baby a nice soothing ride before bedtime.

    Answer by DevilInPigtails at 7:11 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • I would start with simple changes.
    Don’t buy junk food
    Walk, or do other exercise, for at least 20 minutes a day, at least 3 times a week.
    Make sure that you are drinking enough water, at least 8 8oz glasses a day.
    Eat an apple or big pile of veggies before meals.
    Eat 7-8 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, in at least 3 different colors.
    Eat 5-6 servings of whole grains a day.
    Eat at least two servings of legumes a day.
    Cut way back on meat and dairy.

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:02 PM on Jan. 30, 2011

  • make sure that what you are eating is healthy, watch portion sizes... and drink water. you should be fine

    Answer by asil at 12:43 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Do some research on balanced diets.

    Answer by cleanaturalady at 7:13 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Just watch what you eat and get rid of a lot of carbs & what not. You need carbs when you're breastfeeding.

    Answer by sstepph at 10:02 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Why don't you speak with your dr and get a referral for a good nutritionist?

    Answer by KTMOM at 10:49 AM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • drink plenty of water and don't buy junk - you can't eat it if it isn't there!

    Answer by Ashlynnsmommy07 at 1:56 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • You could always go to the local grocery store and talk to the dietician for free.They will walk you around and give you ideas

    Answer by fryshannon34 at 5:40 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

  • Drink water, not soda. Cut out white, processed foods. Eat lots of fruits and veggies. Only eat junk food in moderation. Watch your sodium intake.

    Answer by PhilsBabyMama at 11:05 PM on Jan. 31, 2011

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