In this post, I am going to explain how I lost my baby weight with my second child!
I have always heard it was hard to lose your baby weight but especially after you have your second child and that was so true for me.
After I had my son (the first child), I lost most of my baby weight but still wasn’t back down to my pre-pregnancy weight.
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Once I had my daughter, it seemed like I would never be back down to my pre-pregnancy weight. Those stories I had always heard about not losing weight after your second child was coming true.
I tried not to allow my frustration in my weight get to me because I knew the doctors said “give your body 6 months to bounce back after having baby” but, even after 6 months, I still wasn’t satisfied with my weight.
Now I have never been over weight or anything, I just didn’t feel comfortable at my weight after my daughter. I always felt sluggish and heavy, although I was still taking my prenatal vitamins.
I since switched to a better quality multi vitamin.
So what exactly did I do to lose my baby weight naturally? Well it actually happened accidentally.
Let me explain.
I breastfed my daughter and discovered she had eczema and a pretty bad dairy allergy.
Her skin would breakout with patches of dry irritated areas and she would scratch at them obsessively to where she would start bleeding.
This led me to the conclusion that I was the cause for my daughters dry irritated skin. I was what they call a serious “cheese head”.
I ate cheese on top of cheese if you know what I mean, but I knew I had to make a change for the sake of my baby girl’s skin.
How I Lost My Baby Weight FAST
In order to help my daughter’s skin, I made the decision to cut dairy completely out of my diet until I was done breastfeeding which ended up being for 6 months.
This was definitely one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do, but it was so rewarding!
Her skin cleared up tremendously and I lost my baby weight pretty fast!
I ended up losing 15 pounds which put me back down to my pre-pregnancy weight before my son!
This all happened within just 8 short weeks!
I had not been back to that weight for 3 years so this was a true victory for me!
Just by making that small decision to be selfless, I in return lost my baby weight naturally without even trying to do so.
I believe this was God’s way in blessing me for being a blessing to my daughter by making that small crucial decision.
So, if you want to lose your baby weight fast, I would recommend you gradually cut back on dairy and high carb foods.
You can do this! You just gave birth to a human for goodness sake a change in diet is no big deal.
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I hope this helps any mamas wanting to lose their baby weight. Please feel free to comment below if you have any questions or want to share you experience on this approach.