Welcome to motherhood! You have now given birth to a bouncing baby! And we are sure; you can’t wait to hold him, take care of him and love him with all your might. For sure, you have plenty of adjustments to make because of all the new responsibilities that you need to take.
But we hope that despite your now even more hectic schedule and new mommy duties, you still have the time to keep your health and body in check. After all, maintaining good health is the best gift that you can ever give your baby.
Because of this, you may want to check out your tummy. Is it bulging and full of fats? Did you know that belly fat increases your risk of experiencing various serious health conditions like cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and many more. Because of this, it is a must that you find a way to lose those tummy fats and we are happy to help you out. We present to you—some of the best ways to reduce belly fat after delivery:
The better your liver and kidney function is, the easier it would be for you to lose tummy fat and baby weight. To help boost the function of these organs, the best thing that you can do is to try detoxification. There are plenty of detoxification programs that are available these days, but not all of them are right for you. Instead of trying out detox programs that are too restrictive, you can just go the natural route. These include drinking plenty of water, eating fresh fruits and vegetables, and drinking some home remedies like honey water and lemon, ginger tea and green tea.
2. Girdle It Up.
You may have already heard of the practice of abdominal wrapping and how it is one of the best ways on how to lose tummy fat. But did you know that there is a modern way to try this out? Yes, with the use of girdle! The compression that the girdle can provide can help tighten your abdominal muscles, making your tummy as flat as ever. In addition to that, it can also protect your incision (if you have delivered via C-section) and improve your posture. Just check with your doctor if wearing a girdle is recommended for your condition.
3. You Have To Move It, Move It!
As we all know, exercise is one of the easiest and best ways on how to lose tummy fat, so you better move it if you want to lose that excess weight. However, since you have just given birth, you should be wise and careful in choosing the physical activities that you will undertake. If you have had a C-section, you have to wait for 6-8 weeks after delivery before performing any exercises. On the other hand, you can perform physical activities 2 weeks after you have given birth via normal delivery. Some of the exercises that you can try include bridge, pelvic tilt, modified cobra and other abdominal exercises. If you are not yet that confident in performing such activities, you can try walking instead.
4. Drink Honey Water And Lemon.
Of course, you should take into consideration your diet. Lucky for you, there are plenty of home remedies that can help get rid of excess tummy fat. One of these is drinking honey water and lemon. Before you eat your breakfast in the morning, try to drink a glass of lukewarm water mixed with freshly squeezed lemon juice and honey. This home remedy can help boost your metabolism and allow you to burn more calories and fats.
5. Enjoy a Massage.
Feeling a bit tired and stressed out? Then why not have a massage? Aside from the fact that a massage gives a new mom the break and time out that they deserve and need, this simple body treatment can also help you lose tummy fat. How is that so? Well, the scrubbing motion of a massage stimulates the lymph nodes and can break up the fluid that has accumulated in the body. When the excess fluid is removed, the body can be able to function a lot better in digesting and metabolizing the things we eat.
If you will be trying out some ways to reduce tummy fats, it is best that you go the natural way and we assure you that all the tips listed above are all-natural, safe and effective for you and your little one.