Becoming a mother is bliss, but it demands you to change the way of your life. You have to come to terms with this change, and this is why many new mothers have a hard time. You need to understand you can’t just jump into your old routine like that.
You will get back to it, but it will take some time. You can start by looking after yourself. Following are some tips to prepare yourself, and ensure you don’t take forever to join back your old life.
Take Your Time
After giving birth, you can’t expect things to get normal instantly. Everything will slip back to routine after a while. Your body has been preparing to give birth for nine months, so you can’t just jump into your fitness routine after giving birth. You need to consult your doctor if you have some irrational ideas.
You need to start with walking. It’s easy for your body, and you can do with your newborn. Start with a 30-minute routine, and add 5 minutes until you do it one hour every day.
Improve Your Posture
Your body went through a lot of changes during pregnancy. It’s going to change once again. You need to check your posture, bring your head, and shoulder back to stand and still tall. This will get your hip in a neutral position. Ideally, you should see a chiropractor.
Join a Class
Changing your routine doesn’t have to be boring, you can make it exciting by joining a class. You can join a stroller stride, and enjoy your time with new mothers who are going through the same phase as you. Make friends with women who are facing the same struggles as you can cope with your situation better.
Healthy thoughts are very important for a successful Mommy Makeover. Physical exercise is great to strengthen yourself. But you have to learn meditation to strengthen your mental health. You will have a hard time finding time for yourself. So you have to develop a strong backbone.
High protein has hunger-fighting hormones which fill you better than carbs. There are many sources to get protein, fish, eggs, and beef. They only don’t offer, protein, but are also a great source of vitamin B10 and Iron.
But take care when you choose lean cut meat and watch your fat. You don’t want to eat too much-saturated fat on your way back to fitness.
You don’t want to put your body through a lot of stress and trauma during recovery. This will trigger internal inflammation, and your immune system will go haywire. To make sure it doesn’t happen, you have to take an anti-inflammation diet.
Yes, make sure you add green tea, berries, garlic, and turmeric. Make sure you don’t eat processor sugar as it will raise your sugar levels.
If you don’t want, never force yourself a class or program. We understand if you are exhausted, and you need some time on your own. Your Mommy Makeover doesn’t have to be tiring; you have enough on your plate already.