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Tips to lose weight gained during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I am the mother of a 19 weeks old baby...I need to lose the baby weight I have put on . Wwhat do u suggest?
User :   My baby is formula fed as well as breast fed
Doctor :   Are you still breast feeding him or her
User : working so she is formula fed when I am away at work
User :   but when I am at home, I usually breast feed her
Doctor :   Extended Breast feeding is one great way to keep or lose the excess weight and there are certain exercises that you might follow
User :   I KNOW...but i dont seem 2 lose weight at all...I lost 14 kilos in 2 months and I am stuck after that
Doctor :   Lye down on your back and do some stretching exercises
User :   I had put on a lot of weight(24 kilos) during my pregnancy
Doctor :   That i normal and required to provide the essential nutrients for your child
Doctor :   and that will go away if you would have completely Breast fed your child
Doctor :   else tried Expressed breast feeding your child
User :   ok..let me try
Doctor :   place your baby in a stroller, front pack, or sling and take a brisk walk.
User :   ok
User :   can u also tell me,
User :   and is it gud to give honey to my baby?
Doctor :   you will need to monitor your diet.
User :   yes, wat diet do u suggest? is ghee gud for new moms?
Doctor :   Yes if you have started him on artificial feeds now
Doctor :   low in fat and high in fiber.
Doctor :   1800 to 2000 calories each day is all that you might need.
Doctor :   healthy snacks, such as vegetable sticks, nuts, fresh fruit, and peanut butter and crackers.
User :   what abt it necessary for new moms?
Doctor :   Not so much as of now when you might be thinking of starting on the Artificial feeds
Doctor :   Start out slow with exercise. Eat several small, healthy meals a day.
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User :   ok
User :   ru in bangalore?
Doctor :   Black-eyed Beans, Kidney Beans, are good
Doctor :   Yes Based in White Field
User :   ok, thats gud..this is something new...gud job..i appreciate ur help
User :   one more thing...
User :   my baby s suffering from giving her nasal and oral drops prescribed by
User :   do u suggest honey?
User :   r u there?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   there \was some error from my end
Doctor :   If you have already started him on some feeds and have given him
Doctor :   the Honey earlier too there should not be any problem
Doctor :   but if you have not then it would be advisable not to start him now
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