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Lose baby weight—get your diet right!

 Huda Shaikh
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Lose baby weightget your diet right

Does going back to your pre-pregnancy figure seem like a distant dream? Do you envy the svelte figures of celebrity mums? You’re not alone; our nutritionist Huda Shaikh, brings you easy-to-follow diet suggestions to shed all that pregnancy weight. Read on…


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Nazya

| Nov 15, 2017

I try my all levels but no change seems in my weight,,,, I want to confirm that apple cider vinegar is best for me coz I am nursing mother,,,can it effect on my baby's health

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Farah Hussain

| Nov 15, 2017

kia mn plane water ki jgah pura din ajwaien ka pani pee sakti hn baby ki health pr koi effect to nae parega ?

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Farah Hussain

| Nov 15, 2017

kia mn plane water ki jgah pura din ajwaien ka pani pee sakti hn baby ki health pr koi effect to nae parega ?

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Farah Hussain

| Nov 15, 2017

kia mn plane water ki jgah pura din ajwaien ka pani pee sakti hn baby ki health pr koi effect to nae parega ?

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Malvivek Desai

| May 16, 2017

is fennel seed water helps to loose weight

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Mamatha Asitha

| Apr 23, 2017

thank u for your health information

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Sushma Tirunagari

| Apr 23, 2017

My baby is 3 and half months old.. ihad a normal delivery... can i start working out zumba

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Amitu

| Apr 11, 2017

my girl baby cheeks has many rashes. her cheeks has dry and reddish why suggest me solution

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Amitu

| Apr 11, 2017

plz suggest me girl name with R

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Maheswari Saravanan

| Apr 11, 2017

Thank u mam.

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Uma Tagore

| Apr 11, 2017

thank you madam. I don't eat packed food and preservatives even i stop to eat non veg. from seven years onwards we are consuming brown rice only .the thing is I think I should go for pelvic floor exercises.

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Sakshi Karia

| Apr 10, 2017

hi my baby is 1. 4 years old I want to lose belly fat kindly. suggest some exercise for d same

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Pooja Nardia

| Apr 10, 2017

even my concern us is belly fat. my face,hands,legs r normal like they used to be earlier. only belly is fatty n loose n it looks awkward?

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 Huda Shaikh

| Apr 10, 2017

Hi Uma,Hope you are doing good. The tummy shall take time to go because due to pregnancy the skin tends to stretch and post that it is left loose. I would need to know how old your baby is in order to suggest some exercises which can help you in reducing the tummy fat. Also you need to pay attention towards the diet by including enough fiber in the form of fruits,veggies,oats,daliya and brown rice. Drink at least 12-15glasses of water per day. You can drink 2 cups of green tea. Start walking for at least 30 minutes in a day. Do not eat processed,refined and fried foods. Include enough protein in the diet.

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Pooja Nardia

| Apr 10, 2017

thanks alot Huda

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 Huda Shaikh

| Apr 10, 2017

Hi Deepali,Hope you are doing good. My advice to you would be to wait till your baby is 3 months old at least. You can start going for a walk ,it can be for 30 minutes. Give enough time to your body in order to recover. You can start paying attention towards your diet by not eating anything processed,refined and fried. Keep yourself hydrated and include fruits and veggies in the diet. Hope this helps :)

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 Huda Shaikh

| Apr 10, 2017

Hi Pooja,Hope you are doing good. Yes start with 2 cups of green tea in a day and you can start with simple exercises ,no issues with the same. Also because your child is 6 months old now you would be putting him on weaning,hence you would no longer exclusively feed the baby. You can start paying attention towards yourself step by step.

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Uma Tagore

| Apr 10, 2017

iam 9 months postnatal mother. my weight is 54 Kg. i returned to my normal weight. but my tummy is nt returned back soo pls give suggestions on this

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Deepali Khilari

| Apr 10, 2017

Hi Mam, My baby is 1 n half month old. I am not doing breastfeeding as I don't get any more milk production. my baby is completely on top feed. so is it ok if I start exercise from this month. I went through c section n everything is fine with it for me. please suggest.

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Pooja Nardia

| Apr 10, 2017

hiii. my son is 6 months old. I had C-section. I am breast feeding him. can I start drinking green tea n skipping to reduce post pregnancy weight?

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 Huda Shaikh

| Mar 13, 2017

Hi Bindu,Your most welcome :) Hope my suggestions were helpful.

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 Huda Shaikh

| Mar 13, 2017

Hi Kavita ,Thank you :)

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Bindu Srinivas

| Mar 12, 2017

thanks Huda shaikh mam for all the suggestion... thanks a lot

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Kavita Kumar

| Mar 10, 2017

yes Huda u r right

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 Huda Shaikh

| Mar 10, 2017

Hi Anamika,Hope you are doing good. Every woman is different and hence every woman's body takes a different span of time to get healed. However post a C-Section you need to be careful and only after consulting your gynaec can you start exercising. It takes actually 6 weeks time to get back to normal but you can go for only pelvic exercises which would not put strain on your body. By 8 weeks you can do brisk walking,jogging and mild aerobic exercises,swimming also helps. So ideally proper exercising should be only after 4-6months.

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 Huda Shaikh

| Mar 10, 2017

Hi Bindu,You can drink plain room temperature water and it is not necessary that you drink hot water only. Also you need to drink at least 2ltrs of water per day because some part of the water goes into production of milk. You can eat cucumber,tomatoes and watermelon once in a while as you can obviously not avoid what your inlaws are saying. Keep them happy and stay happy by not letting small things affect you. They come from a generation where the following things were prohibited and hence they are saying it for your body and from the experience they have. They are suffering from cold due to the change in climate,make sure you put a bedsheet when they are asleep and do not keep them directly under the fan :)

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Anamika Ray

| Mar 09, 2017

when can I start work out since I went through C section

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Bindu Srinivas

| Mar 09, 2017

thank you... I have one more question my in laws say that I must drink only hot water.. it's summer now I can't drink hot water. and all adults say don't drink more water ur breastfeeding.. don't eat that this ect .. after 6months u can drink normal water, dont eat cucumber, tomatoes, water melon especially lemon,that this ect... and one more thing I am facing from a weak, it's summer, it's hot climate, if I put on fan my daughter 3years and also my son 3 month they both are getting cold. he can't breath properly. can I get any suggestions please.

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 Huda Shaikh

| Mar 06, 2017

Hi Bindu,Usually it is said that cold things should not be consumed during pregnancy as what we eat directly affects the baby and also curd is not to be mucus forming. However you can have it once in 3 days preferably for lunch and once your baby is off breastmilk you can get back to the normal routine. You have to be cautious basically when you are breastfeeding exclusively.

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Bindu Srinivas

| Mar 04, 2017

hai.. my in laws say that it's not good to take curd while breast feedings. can I have curd. my baby is 3months only.

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 Huda Shaikh

| Mar 03, 2017

Hi Kavita,No problem dear :)

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Kavita Kumar

| Mar 03, 2017

First of all sorry..... and thanks for guiding me

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 Huda Shaikh

| Mar 03, 2017

Hi Anushri,Your welcome dear :)

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 Huda Shaikh

| Mar 03, 2017

Hi Bharathi,Your most welcome :) Glad you liked it.

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 Huda Shaikh

| Mar 03, 2017

Hi Jimmy,Your most welcome :)Glad you liked it.

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 Huda Shaikh

| Mar 03, 2017

Hi Kajal,Glad you liked it :)

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 Huda Shaikh

| Mar 03, 2017

Hi Shiba and Shumaila,Thank you for helping other mum's with your valuable suggestions. However dear Mum's before you try any medicine for your baby please consult a Dr. as not every baby is the same :)

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 Huda Shaikh

| Mar 03, 2017

Hi Kavita,Hope you are good,glad to found the suggestions helpful. However avoid using vicks for your baby,it is not a good thing to do :)Many studies have advocated against it.

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 Huda Shaikh

| Mar 03, 2017

Hi Meghamala,Hope you are doing good :) As your baby is small you need to consult a Doctor for the same. However there are few home remedies which I would request mother's to try only after the baby is at least 6 months old ,would be posting them soon :)

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anushri parnami

| Mar 03, 2017

thnx

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Bharathi

| Mar 02, 2017

thank u for the usefull tips

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Jimmy

| Mar 02, 2017

thanks ......its superb advice

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Kajal

| Mar 02, 2017

wow

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Shiba Jain

| Mar 02, 2017

use naso clear.... it is prescribed by the doc

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Shumaila Akram

| Mar 02, 2017

I think vicks shouldn't be applied to a 4 momth old baby. Consult your pediatrician for that. Nasoclear drops may be recommended for blocked nose.

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Kavita Kumar

| Mar 02, 2017

during the time of sleeping

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Kavita Kumar

| Mar 02, 2017

apply Vicks on his palm and cover with socks... it will help him from blocking of his nose

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Kavita Kumar

| Mar 02, 2017

thanks for giving these valuable suggestions.... please suggest more if anybody can...

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Meghamala Deekshith Vemireddy

| Mar 02, 2017

my son is 4 months. eveey day at early mrng his nose is block his deep sleep is interpreting. wat is the reason. plz suggest solution fr that.

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