Most of the times, it is really a big challenge to keep your weight under control while you are carrying your baby. You can start your diet plan for weight lose once you get your baby delivered. You can pick any diet plan and work out plan you like.
If you are feeding your baby then there are few things which you cannot skip, even if you lose weight or not. The reason is that your baby is much more important than your own shape and your waist line.
Do you know that by breastfeeding, you are burning approximately 200-500 calories per day already which means you don’t need to worry about anything at all. You can find here some simple tips which you might love to try while you are overweight and still breastfeeding.
Set your goal to lose weight but don’t think that you would be able to lose couple of KGs within weeks because that is not going to happen. It will only depress you and nothing else so pick realistic goals.
Take it slow, very realistic and very slow, I would not recommend you to quit whatever you have been eating during your pregnancy at once. You can start reducing the food during last month cause now you don’t need that much calories. It will help you lose weight after delivery also.
You can lose weight 1 to 2 pounds per week or 6 pounds per month total, no more than that and if you need to add some extra activities, and it will help you lose a bit more, but don’t pick unhealthy diet plans at all.
You need to learn what are those things which are no longer needed in your diet and which can be very good for your weight loss. If you have been drinking butter milk then you can leave it now instead start taking plain milk. You can reduce the quantity of milk too. You just need to sit down and decide what are bad things and what are good. Pick your own diet according to your own lifestyle.
If you want to add a good amount of omega 3 fatty acids then Add fish to your diet. Such acids are important in the development of baby’s eyes and brain. You can try any kind of fish but Salmon, lake trout, tilapia, catfish, crab and shrimp are all excellent choices and they are good to reduce your weight.
Keep the hard drinks out of your system. Alcohol consumption is still bad for you. It is worst for your baby even occasional light alcoholic drink can make you look fatter. Its not good for your baby because it will dehydrate your milk production. You need to reduce the consumption of caffeine to allow for healthy fluid intake.
Take six small meals and eat them more frequently. Add foods which are rich with minerals and vitamins. Your baby need healthy food which is very good for your weight loss also. Try to add healthy salads, fresh nuts and all other healthy choices which you can eat without sabotaging your weight plan.