Fit and Healthy After the Baby

You will probably find that if you can stay relaxed (no easy feat!) and content with the complicated task of managing a baby and adjusting to your new life -- and if you can slip empty calories, such as those from sugar or alcohol, which have lots of calories but very little nutritional value -- 20 to 25 pounds will have melted away by your six-week checkup.

For more information about postpartum fitness, see Four Easy Postpartum Exercises.

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