How to get flat tummy after giving birth in Nigeria? Did you just give birth to your baby? I’m here to say Congratulations to you!
I’m also sure you are still celebrating the joy of the newborn.
Actually, losing tummy fat is not easy let alone the post-pregnancy fat (fat after delivery or giving birth). Tummy fat is really a source of concern to mothers especially here in Nigeria.
Sometimes extra layers of flesh begin to build up around the stomach and your body weight starts to increase unexpectedly.
At this very point, many mums begin to wonder whether they can be able to get back to their normal shape before pregnancy.
In fact, tummy fat makes a woman to be more conscious about their body and most time, lack of confidence and anxiety sets in.
Sincerely, it can be quite daunting when your stomach is still big after giving birth.
I must say, it will take a lot of time and effort to get rid of your pregnancy pouch, that sagging skin on your stomach.
But the GOOD NEWS is that, you can do it.
Remember it took solid nine (9) months for your tummy to be that big, so it is normal for it to take that much time or even more to tighten and bring it back to its original shape.
How fast you will be able to get back to your post-pregnancy shape depends on how active you were while pregnant, your genes, bone structure, and how much weight you acquired while pregnant.
Women who gained less than 30 pounds and who exercised during pregnancy are always quick to get back to shape as quickly as possible.
How to get flat tummy after giving birth in Nigeria? Below are some effective tips to tighten your belly skin after giving birth to a baby here in Nigeria.
You Have To Make Up Your Mind
Wrapping stomach after giving birth is also a good option. In all honesty, achieving this feat does not start in one day.
Even for men that just have a little belly fat, getting it off often proves to be an uphill task.
However, your determination can help you reach your goal. You can visit Youtube to learn how to tie tummy after delivery in Nigeria.
In the case of top Celebs, one needs to know that their careers depend on them remaining in shape.
Hence their driving force was “I really have to do this, if not, I might just as well kiss my modeling deals goodbye.”
You might not have that kind of driving force though, but you have to create one for yourself.
For example, you could tell yourself that your marriage depends on it. You do not want to look unattractive in the eyes of your husband, do you?
Never develop an ‘I don’t care’ attitude towards your body. Make up your mind to get back in shape and start as early as possible.
Usually, when a woman delivers without any complications, she can start exercises just a week later. But try to consult your doctor before.
Increase Your Water Intake
Water is good for your body. Not only does it hydrate your skin but it also increases the elasticity.
Also, water will help you burn more calories and will keep your skin looking healthy and tight.
Breastfeeding is not just important for your baby’s nutrition; it is also of advantage to you.
The fat in your body is transformed into milk, thereby helping you lose the extra fat you acquired.
Are you aware that breastfeeding moms lose weight faster than moms who do not breastfeed? That’s just it.
Do not starve yourself to lose weight, because when you suddenly stop, you will add weight faster than you lost it.
Instead, eat in small portions, do not eat junks. Be relaxed, and patiently work your way to your pre-pregnancy shape.
Increase Your Protein Intake
Eat foods rich in protein like meat, fish, cheese, beans, lentils, yogurt, eggs as protein is good for muscle growth.
Also, protein contains an important nutrient called collagen that helps in firming your skin.
Get Fit And Exercise From Time To Time
When you are sure your body is ready after giving birth, begin exercising your body. Get a go-ahead from your doctor before you begin the exercises.
Kegel will help strengthen your pelvic muscles, then you can start with light exercise like taking a long walk daily, then increase your pace gradually by engaging in rigorous exercises like aerobics or cardio, they will help firm up the fat in your tummy.
Exfoliate Your Skin
To tighten the sagging skin around your belly, exfoliate by using scrub on your belly when you take your bath.
By doing so, you are also increasing the blood flow around that area. Finally, exfoliating will help create new, healthy and elastic skin around your belly.
Use Lotions And Massage
You can get a massage from your husband or a massage shop, there are plenty of creams in the market that contains collagen, Vitamin E, C, A, and K.
Purchase and massage the lotion into your sagging skin, it will help in tightening the skin after pregnancy.
For good result, do this twice a day.
Finally, remember you nurtured a baby for nine (9) months, instead of thinking of the excess fat, be proud of your body for accomplishing such a huge task.
And if it takes longer for the skin on your belly to tighten, don’t despair!
Enjoy eating healthy and working towards getting back your pre-pregnancy (before pregnancy) shape!
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