As a new mom, there's a whole new world of responsibilities you're juggling. On top of baby duty, you may also secretly wonder when you'll be able to return to your pre-pregnacy weight. We spoke with fitness entrepreneur and new mom, Shonda Bradford, who offered these stress-free tips on how to bounce back after baby.
Be Realistic About Your Results
If your weight loss seems slow at first, don't panic. "If you need to take it slow, take it slow," says Shonda Bradford, fitness expert and owner of Bradford Method. "There's a myth that you should be at your pre-baby weight when the baby turns one years old, but I would say two years old is more like it. You didn't gain the weight overnight, so you can't lose it overnight."