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Can You Get Your Pre-pregnancy Body Back?

Excited about being pregnancy but a liitle worried about how I will look after? Does you stomach go back to normal? How long do stretch marks last?

I know that models and actress look pretty good after but no $ for surgury!

Please let me know? :d
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replied November 4th, 2003
Extremely eHealthy
You have to work out and eat healthy and diet to get it all back. Some women go back to normal but alot dont. The stretch marks stay for a while and the stomach does too unless you work really hard at losing it. Like running and excercises. But alot of excersizing!
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replied November 4th, 2003
Thanks Nikki
:d

thank you, you have given me a bit of hope! I will be due around june so I can do some jogging etc........ Any idea how long you have to wait after delivery to start exercising? Idea
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replied November 4th, 2003
Work Out!!!!!!
My sister had a baby, and it took her 4 months to look normal again. The doctor told her it was because she breast fed. When you breast feed it helps your stomach contract a little bit. I hope that helps you out. Laughing
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replied November 4th, 2003
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Honey along with having a baby comes the sacrifice of your little oh-so perky body! Lol your tummy will never be like it was before no matter how hard you try (with the exception of my aunt who put her jeans back on the day after delivery) and stretch marks...Well they last for good although they do fade over time. Try to use coconut butter and things like that on your stomach so that your skin becomes more supple and stretches more easily! Beleive me that beautiful baby is worth all the marks and pouches! Best of luck!
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replied November 4th, 2003
Extremely eHealthy
Your doc will let you know when you can start excersizing. But just work at it and hopefully you can be back to the same. As for me, once I pop a kid out, im gonna run my butt off!
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replied November 4th, 2003
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Everyone Is Different...
The day that I gave birth to my first baby I put my pre-pregnancy cloths back on. Now that I have given birth to my second, I can't seem to lose the weight. I don't know about stretch marks, I didn't get any. Besides if I never lose this ten lbs. I'll still be happy knowing that my boys are healthy and happy!

Good luck, and remember, it's all worth it!



Marissa
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replied November 4th, 2003
Me
I looked better after having three kids than I did before having my first baby, but yes, everybody is different. Stretch marks can be prevented by a little bit of ab excercise while pregnant, ask your doc what's okay. Plus doing the abs helped my labor go faster, didn't have to push at all! Good luck!
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replied November 6th, 2003
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Hey
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how many of u have stretch marks?? I am almost 8 months along and I have none on my stomach... Since I found out I was pregnant I would rub vitamin e lotion on my tummy every night and morning do u think that might help not get them..

Christina
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