Health Tip: Exercising After Baby is Born01/14/13
(HealthDay News) -- Many women are eager to slim down after baby
arrives, but it takes time for your body to recover.
The American Council on Exercise offers these suggestions for
- Talk to your doctor about when it is safe to resume
- Gradually ease back into exercise, building up duration and
intensity over time.
- Drink plenty of fluids, and avoid getting overtired.
- Support your abdomen and breasts when you exercise.
- Eat a balanced and nutritious diet.
- Your goals and exercise schedule will depend on the type of
delivery you had, and your general health. Discuss with your
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