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How to get your body back? :/

I'm feeling really insecure about my weight. This may be a little TMI but am I the only one who's areola has gotten bigger? Do they go back to their regular size? What exercises and diets do you ladies go on after birth?
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I gained a ton of weight with my first pregnancy, lost a little, gained it back during my second pregnancy and then lost all of it in about a year. (I'm on my third pregnancy now and have only gained about ten pounds.) when I lost all of the weight after my second pregnancy I made a very serious effort to eat as clean as possible, (slipping here and there lol) breastfeed/pump whenever I could, drink a ton of water and get out and move around. You don't even need to exercise like crazy like some people do..unless that's what you prefer. But losing eight really starts with the foods you put in your
Body. I'm not sure if you breastfeed but I didn't the first pregnancy and it was a terror losing any weight. The second time it became much easier with the breastfeeding and change of diet
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I'm glad you asked this. I was wondering about the areolas too. As for the weight gain, I agree with IGST_2ndbby, it took nine months to gain it so give yourself some time to lose it. Just remember you still have to eat healthy and drink healthy if breastfeeding and that helps tremendously.
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I think we all feel insecure at one point or another, no worries :) as for the areola, yes it's normal and yes it will go back... or at least as close as possible. Remember it took you nine months to get to where you're at and it may take just as much to get back. Regular walking during pregnancy helps maintain a healthy weight. Everything changes; your body and your life after a baby. Swimming is also a good way to get in shape without too much physical stress like running. And remember:  breastfeeding is yet another good way to loose a few lbs! :)
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