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Stomach feels big after caesarean. How to reduce weight?

hello doctor, my age is 29, i have a baby by ceasarein. but after delivery my stomach is very big. the doctor advised me to do some exercises. but i did not do any exercise at that time. my baby is one year age. please advised me to reduce my stomach.
Asked On : Mon, 26 Mar 2012
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Im dr.hema physiotherapist

After delivery c section or normal ...abdominal and pelvic muscles loses its tone and it is very important to maintain the same after delivery, for abdominal strength, to maintain stability of spine for prevention of back ache,good tone in abdominals for future baby, to avoid incontinence and have good sexual feel.
Now its not too late ..and time for you to workout on ur health.
Please start with the post natal exercises, consider an evaluation with physiotherapist.
In mean time u can start
Cat and camel exercise
Minor crunches for abdominal
Kegels exercise
Aerobics like swimming walking bicycling atleast 4 times a week.

During initial days breast feeding helps to reduce fat.
Try to follow balqnced diet that includes lot of calcium, iron, proteins which
Mean add more vegetables, greens , fruits, milk, curd if you r not feeding you can go for skimmed products.
Adding fresh salads, green tea, avoiding fries helps to burn out fat.
Hope information is useful.
U can have further queries in doubt.
Answered: Thu, 9 Jan 2014
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