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4444857 tn?1383325813

Mommy's that have had a c-section!!

How long did it take you to get back to your pre-pregnancy size? Or at least to a size you were comfortable with? My baby girl is almost 3.5 months old and I still can't fit in any of my pre-pregnancy shirts or the jeans. I've already been on an exercise routine for the last week. I know I have definitely lost weight since her birth, but I cant seem to get rid of the extra pudge above the scar... Any tips would be appreciated!!!
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5946774 tn?1389187935
It is possible to get back into them but you need to do other exercises besides walking. Running may show you more results. I joined the gym after my son and I went at least 5 days a week for 2 hours a day and ate clean and ended up losing 60 lbs and going from a size 17 to a size 7 in about 9months. Idk if you could join a gym but try running or Hiit workouts. If you search fitness blender on youtube they have amazing workouts (:
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4444857 tn?1383325813
I give up fitting into my pre-preg jeans and whatnot, since I barely fit in them when I wasn't pregnant lol. It just ***** that I still feel so jiggly and gross!
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I've had 3 c-sections the first two took me a few months to get in to jeans but I was never back to pre pregnancy weight which was totally fine by me since I was underweight , this last one I had my son 6 weeks ago and dropped 35lbs In 3 weeks and no I'm not breast feeding, and I have always had that little pudge above my scar even after working out, it just stayed
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I would try the belly band because they say it can take up to a yr for your skin to shrink back down so it may help... For me it didnt but it all depends on ur body hard to say
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I never fit my clothes again. I was 135-140 pre pregnancy and jumped close to 200 lbs. This time i am determined i will fit my clothes again i at least want to see a size 9 button and zip :)
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I gained 75lbs and never got back to prepreg weight. That saggy bottom stomach never goes away. Idk what it is about c sections but that bottom stomach is a killer. I've lost weight, but the stomach still remains. My doc told me tummy tuck was my only option too :(
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4444857 tn?1383325813
Idk what to do, I walk a lot, and it doesn't help at all. It's more of the fact that my stomach is still somewhat wrinkled and jiggly, I have lost a lot of weight since having her... I gained 40 pounds and she stretched me out a lot being 9 pounds. Would the belly band work now that I'm almost 3.5 months postpartum?
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Yeah all the weighy i gained i lost in about 4months... I gained 60lbs... But my son was huge and streched my belly out soo much and three yrs later it still looked like sh it but i wore a girdle everyday and i hated it... Dr said my only option was tummy tuck =( i think i might get one after this baby maybe in like a yr... Its pretty depressing to have a saggy nasty stomach but i just dont know if i can go through with it or not
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2020005 tn?1628125976
i lost all my baby weight within 2 weeks both times, but i was breastfeeding
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i have had 2 c sections and each time i lost 30+ lbs in the first 3 weeks but i stricktly breastfed both of my kids... i heard wearing a gurtle helps with that though
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Ever since i had my 1st my stomach has never been the same. I was preprego weight but not my stomach.. Ima have to get a tummy tuck when im done having kids
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I was a size 9 pre pregnancy and now I'm a size 17 :( I'm only 4 weeks post partum though
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Try getting a slimmer or pregnancy band to hold everything in. Also WALK. Some girls never go back down completely. Some it takes a year. With my first i was smaller (size 8) when i got out of hospital than before i got pregnant(size 14) but i also lost 30 lbs. With my second i gained 60 and never lost but maybe 10 lbs.
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But i also sent preterm and only gained 20 pounds with my twins.
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Have you tried post partum belly band. I used mine from the first day after my csection. I was in my prepregnancy jeans in three weeks.
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