How To Get A Flat Tummy After Pregnancy

Usually woman after giving birth to a baby faces the problem as if they still look like six months pregnant ever after few months. Naturally it takes time to recover to get back to your pre-pregnancy body shape. Getting back to your pre-pregnancy body after giving girth to a baby is not as hard as you might think.

Hormonal changes in the body after giving birth causes your tummy size to reduce. Naturally it takes approximately 4-5 weeks for your squishier tummy to contract to some extent as it was before pregnancy. There are also some natural exercises that gives you better and fast results.

Research shows that the fastest way to get a flat stomach after pregnancy is by following healthy nutritional diet, breastfeeding and regular exercises. Exercises helps in declining the postpartum depression risk.

Here are some tips listed below that will help you to get a flat stomach after pregnancy-

Healthy Diet

Reducing tummy size after pregnancy is somewhat similar to loosing tummy size by a obese people. Similarly like obese person, post-pregnancy woman has to take healthy nutritional diet to reduce tummy size. She has to limit the intake of starchy foods like sweets, sugar, breads and also oily foods. Starchy food causes inflammation in the body that eventually affect the metabolism that results in reducing the progress of losing size.

Healthy diet that you need to follow after pregnancy - 

Healthy snacks
- Green vegetables
- fruits
- Proteins and fibre (Cheese, eggs, chicken, rice, nuts)
- Cumin water

Breast Feed your baby to lose weight

Many of us are unaware about the fact that breastfeeding can be very fruitful time for a woman as it helps enormously with weight loos and stimulates the shrinking of womb. This will definitely results in flattening your tummy. 

Breastfeeding is one of the best way to burn calories from the body in the initial months. Research shows that women who breastfeed exclusively managed to lose weight more easily and fast. Breastfeeding stimulates the muscles of the womb(uterus) to work and this helps to tone your tummy to help you achieve pre-pregnancy body shape.


Before you embark with your exercises you must ask a doctor whether or not your body is really ready for it or not as every pregnancy and delivery are different from each other. While workout if you experience any heavy bleeding, headache or any unusual symptoms then you must stop immediately and contact a doctor. Exercising your body helps in reducing depression and stress.

Some simple exercises that are effective to flatten your stomach-

- Deep breathing with abdominal contraction
- Pelvic Tilt
- Pelvic Bridge
- Kegels
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