Post-Pregnancy Exercises

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When beginning an exercise routine after your pregnancy, it is extremely important that you take it very slowly. Your body is still recovering from the ordeal it just went through. Do not start exercising until you feel steady again. Many women wait until after their six week postpartum checkup to start exercising again, but if you are feeling ready before then, you may be able to start sooner. Be sure to talk it over with your health care provider before starting any exercise routine. Here are a few very easy post pregnancy exercises.

Pelvic Floor Strengthener

  1. Lie down on your back with knees bent and feet flat on the floor
  2. Tighten the muscles of your vagina as if you were trying to stop the flow of urine when going to the bathroom
  3. Hold for a count of 5, then release

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This exercise is great for improving circulation in your pelvic region, as well as keeping your vaginal canal in good shape. Tip: Get into the habit of performing this exercise while feeding your new baby.

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Post-Pregnancy Exercises

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  1. shelia says:

    Before I had my baby I was 165. Now I am 170. So, yea I would like to lose just a little.

  2. EbyMom says:

    Thes exercises are perfect and can be one at home by anybody. Good to note.

  3. Vidya says:

    i’ve gained maximum on my chest area!!!any exercises to tone that area up??? going back to work in a month….

  4. Sierra-Dawn says:

    Because I was so sick I was under my pre pregnancy weight but I need to work on my loose abdominal muscles

  5. How abt that new arm and back fat I’ve gained? Any advice girls?

  6. Janice says:

    I took my time, but I did not ever go back to pre-baby body.

  7. monica says:

    SOME GOOD ADVICE

  8. shalayaeddie says:

    Sounds like some good advice.

  9. ChrisS says:

    Very good input. Hopefully, it applies to mothers who had c-section.

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