PostPartum Weight Loss Impossible?

A friend of mine told me that some women are unable to completely lose weight from pregnancy, particularly around the middle. Are some women doomed to always have the baby shelf?

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Well that's a relief. It's

Well that's a relief. It's taking me a long time to lose weight, and my stomach is still much larger than it was so clothes don't fit quite right yet.

Fortunately that's not the

Fortunately that's not the case. What they may have heard and misunderstood is that some women will never get the exact same shape back due to the expansion of the hips during pregnancy. It is possible to shift the extra body fat gained through an active, healthy lifestyle. A healthy amount to lose, particularly for a breast feeding mother, is no more than 2.5lbs per month.