Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

158 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

How to reduce abdominal fat postpartum?

Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Shanti Vennam

OBGYN

Practicing since :1989

Answered : 7392 Questions

default
Posted on Fri, 27 Apr 2018 in Pregnancy
Question: I am in postpartum period. I have gain 20kgs weight in my pregnancy time. I lost only 10 kgs of weight. My belly fat also looking like 15 weeks pregnancy. When will I get reduce my weight and my tummy
doctor
Answered by Dr. Shanti Vennam 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Planned program can help to achieve your goal in a year.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Thanks for sharing your health concern with us.

I have gone through your query.

I would suggest some options to help reduce your weight as soon as possible.

1. Increase the intake of water, up to 4 or 5 liters per day.

2. Avoid fatty, fried foods and sweets. Take plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Reduce carbohydrate intake.

3. Exercise regularly. Yoga helps a lot in this matter. There are several asanas available for achieving fitness in the postpartum period. The abdominal fat also gets reduced in course of time.

There is no need to worry and go for active intervention. With perseverance and patience, you are sure to regain your original form in less than a year.

Hope your query has been clarified. Please feel free to contact for further information. I will be happy to help.

regards,
Shanti.V.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
doctor
premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
Question is related to
Medical Topics

Recent questions on  Carbohydrate

doctor1 MD

Good evening. I have been on a low carb, high protein diet over the past 3 weeks and am enjoying this change of lifestyle. i only eat clean foods, plenty of fruit and veges, lean chicken and fish. Typical of everything the professionals tell you. I have been losing weight also which of course is a bonus. I started taking metamusil over the past 3 days in my morning juice plus drink 1 ltr of fresh water plus a couple of coffees daily. My problem now is, i have not used my bowels for the past 3 days and my flatulance has increased and really smells offensive. What do you suggest? Please help.

doctor1 MD

The last 3 days I ve passed stools that appear to have white clumps of a stringy like substance intertwined in it. I have changed my diet and eat more protein than usual. I also started working out. The diet change was about a month ago as well as the working out. Any idea what it could be? Is it just something associated with the high protein diet and a reduction in carb intake?

doctor1 MD

My son is 24 with Cerebral Palsy he has never had any problems with keeping weight on or eating. About 6-7 months ago he had a hernia surgery he has now went from weighing 175 lbs to 113 lbs. He is Lactose intolerant and no matter what he tries to eat--small quantities etc. he vomits always even with phenogrin medication . He just seen a nutritionist and they are wanting to put him on a clear liquid diet for 8 days to clean his stomach. I am trying to find some higher calorie, easily digestible, lactose free food that he can try to eat. Any suggestions of what we can try and maybe ask if his doctor is missing something?? I am afraid that he will starve to death.

doctor1 MD

For the past week or so, I have had the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness upon standing, abdominal pain, gas, and odd gurgling noises in my stomach. These symptoms appear to be worse after I eat. Do I have lactose intolerance?

doctor1 MD

Hi Doctor my wife is 25 weeks pregnant. We recently got RBS GCT Test on empty stomach with 50mg glucose[1 hour after] for her. results are a follows: 190 mg/dl Please suggest the demerits of having this level and also advice methods to reduce the...

doctor1 MD

Hi Doctor, My dad recently underwent CABG 4 graft bypass. I wanted to understand the following things. 1. Breif information about the reports and discharge summary attached. 2. Post operation care. 3. Currently he has swelling on the legs from...