6 Tips to Trim the Fat | Fit Pregnancy

6 Tips to Trim the Fat

The latest weight-loss advice will have you back in pre-pregnancy shape in no time.

New moms who slept fewer than five hours a day when their babies reached 6 months old were three times as likely to have retained their baby weight than mothers who slept seven hours per night, researchers concluded in a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. They also found that sleep-deprived moms whose babies were 1 year old were twice as likely to have retained their postpartum weight.

To help you get the sleep you need, don’t be shy about asking your partner, family, and friends for help with household chores or baby care. Also, some experts advise that you strive to nap whenever your baby does.

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By Virginia I. Pelley
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