Now that you’ve had your baby, you can pack up the maternity clothes, right? Not just yet. For many new moms, it takes a full year to drop the baby weight. “No one likes to hear this, but losing up to 4 pounds a month is actually right on track for healthy weight loss,” says Eileen Behan, R.D., author of Eat Well, Lose Weight, While Breastfeeding.
By avoiding the seven most common new-mom food traps you can lose the baby weight while fortifying your body for motherhood. And check out our high-intensity workout; it’s designed to help you burn calories and build muscle so you can get your pre-baby body back ASAP.