If you take quick glance at any grocery store newsstand, you’re likely to find some headline proclaiming a celebrity’s amazing “body after baby,” complete with before and after photographs. Unfortunately, not all of us can afford to hire babysitters, nannies, personal trainers or chefs to make losing our baby weight a headline-worthy achievement.
While no mother should feel the need to succumb to societal pressures to look a certain way so soon after giving birth, it’s also perfectly understandable if you want to lose your baby weight as soon as possible. Even though you’re busy falling in love with your new baby, it’s okay to set a goal to feel a little more comfortable in your own skin.
Luckily, there are steps you can take to lose weight while still spending as much time as possible with the newest member of your family. Here are six ways to drop the extra baby weight without having to hire a babysitter.