"Don't worry" sounds like great advice but easier said than done when it comes to parenting issues and personal weight....
"Don't worry" sounds like great advice but easier said than done when it comes to parenting issues and personal weight. Still there are some things you can just let go of: This is actually a two for one. Once your baby arrives you may be worried because even though you're breastfeeding how you thought you were supposed to your baby is losing weight. You are probably breastfeeding correctly. Most babies lose weight in the first few days after birth it's no big. If your baby isn't up to his birth weight by the two week mark talk to his pediatrician or a lactation consultant if you're concerned. The second part is your lost baby weight (as in, why haven't you lost this baby weight?) Don't worry too much about losing weight right away. In the first few weeks worry about relaxing with your new baby. By the second month go on some nice walks while carrying your baby in a front pack or grab a good postnatal exercise video to workout with. If you're moving and eating a balanced diet your weight will eventually drop back down. It's just not like the celebrities you see and you know why; they have lots of help in the form of nannies, trainers, and professional chefs. Us real mamas do a lot of work ourselves and are too tired sometimes to exercise. So try to relax about it. Here's a way to fit in postnatal exercise in just 15 minutes a day!  

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