Between the weight of the baby, placenta, extra blood and other variants, you are going to have extra weight during and/or after pregnancy. How much weight? The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists ( ACOG ) recommends a woman should gain no more than 25 to 35 lbs, but that also depends on a woman's' basal metabolic index (BMI), if they are over/under weight to begin with and other factors. However, many women over shoot these numbers.
Two best ways to avoid excessive postpartum weight
It's a well known fact that walking is one of the best ways to begin an exercise program, and to lose weight. It's easy, free and is done from anywhere in the world. The equipment involved is nothing more than your mind, body, sunblock, a good pair of walking shoes and comfortable clothes. There you have it.
Now get to it double time!
These days anyone interested in nutrition has used or heard of online weight loss journal programs. Or maybe you haven't, and not sure where to look?