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3 Myths About Getting a Flat Stomach After Having Children

Monday, August 15, 2022

woman in swimwear covering face with hat while sunbathing by the poolHaving children is one of the most rewarding experiences a person can have. But it's no secret that it can also take a toll on your body. After all, your body undergoes major changes during pregnancy and childbirth. So it's not surprising that many new moms struggle to get their pre-baby bodies back.

You're not alone if you want to flatten your stomach after having children. But, with all the misinformation, it can be hard to figure out how to achieve your goals. In this blog post, we'll dispel some of the most common myths about losing weight after pregnancy and give you some tips for getting a flatter stomach.

Myth #1: You'll Never Be Able to Get a Flat Stomach Again

Many women believe their stomachs will never be the same once they've had children. This simply isn't true! While it may take some time and effort, getting your pre-baby body back is possible. It may not happen overnight, but you can achieve your goals with dedication and hard work.

Myth #2: Breastfeeding Will Help You Lose Weight

Breastfeeding can indeed help you lose weight. But it's not a magic bullet. To lose weight while breastfeeding, you still need to eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly. Many women don't start losing weight until they wean their child from breastfeeding. So don't be discouraged if you don't see results right away.

Myth #3: C-Sections Prevent You From Getting a Flat Stomach After Pregnancy

Another common misconception is that C-sections prevent you from getting a flat stomach after pregnancy. This simply isn't true. While it may be more difficult to lose weight in the abdominal area after a C-section, achieving your goals with dedication and hard work is possible.

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Are you thinking about getting a tummy tuck, a mommy makeover, or another advanced body contouring procedure in the near future? Look no further than John Bershof, MD, and Bershof Plastic Surgery in Denver. You can reach us at 303-399-7662. It would be our pleasure to assist you with any further questions you may have.