During pregnancy, you see a lot of changes happening to your body. But the most obvious and visible change that you see is the increase in the size of your belly. And though this increase in belly size is quick to come, it actually takes a longer time to go. But that is one thing that most of the new moms hate. Especially if they have had a cesarean birth because then they can’t get working on their weight right away. So, keeping in mind this problem that you face, we have come up with 5 such ways that will help you reduce your tummy.
1. Lemon water
Drinking lemon water after C-section is the safest way to detox and get rid of the excess belly fat. Just take some lukewarm water and add some lemon juice and honey to it. Mix together and drink this water in the morning. A combination of lemon and honey with lukewarm water can help to melt the fat thereby reducing belly fat easily. The effects will be visible to you in no time if you keep doing this.
2. Postpartum support belt
Using a postpartum support belt can prove extremely good in treating flabby stomach. Using postpartum support belt helps to tighten the abdominal muscles, thus, reducing the stomach fat and also reducing the back pain. The postpartum belt is preferable to lose fat from the tummy area after delivery.
3. Drinking water
Drinking lots of water can not only help to keep your body hydrated but it can also help to flush out the excess fat from the system. Besides, drinking water is essential after C-section as it is not only helpful in maintaining the fluid balance but prevents you from overeating. So, perhaps the easiest way to start reducing your belly fat is drinking loads of water.
4. Taking a proper diet
On an average, a woman needs 300-500 calories every day. And since you cannot hit your normal workout regime due to the cesarean it is probably a good idea to eat in the proper limit and stay away from junk food. Just eating right itself can go long way in helping you stay fit and fine and reduce the effect of pregnancy on your belly.
5. Go for a short walk
Due to the surgery, you definitely cannot do an extensive workout as it will negatively affect your abdomen, stomach and your overall health. However, what you can do is go out for a walk in the evening or in the morning for half an hour and even then take it slow. A brisk walk on a daily basis is sure to help improve your health and reduce the fat on your belly.
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