Thanks to social media, we are bombarded with images of WAGs, celebrities and the Insta-models flaunting taut stomachs a week after giving birth. This is sending a very unhealthy message to new mums and encouraging dangerous, extreme and unsustainable behaviours to lose weight quickly at all costs.
My approach is a slow and steady one, do not expect to be getting that ripped bikini body in 30 days (as you will see in the progress photos, I’m still not there yet and it’s been over 3 months). But slowly and surely, there will be progress, because it doesn’t require major diet / lifestyle changes. It is KIND to your body, and is REALISTIC and SUSTAINABLE for a new Mum who already has to contend with the immense challenge of looking after a human who is 100% helpless and dependent on you!
Here are the 5 simple tips that have helped me sustainably lose weight after giving birth: