Body bounce back – 8 surprising facts about weight loss after birth

Are you stunned by slim celeb mummies posing in swimsuits just months after having a baby? Seeing the likes of Beyonce, Miranda Kerr and Shakira wearing nothing but bikinis is enough to pressure anyone into a weight loss after birth regime.

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There’s no need to rush, bouncing back after giving birth can be a lengthy process. It’s not as easy or as quick as some of these celebrities make it seem. We reveal eight surprising facts about bouncing back after birth.

It’s normal to look pregnant

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After giving birth it’s normal for your body to still look pregnant. Some mum’s have said that after birth they still looked nine months pregnant. During pregnancy your stomach muscles drift apart to accommodate your baby. It can take 4-8 weeks for your stomach muscles to return to how they were before you got pregnant. Some women’s stomachs reconfigure faster, but don’t be surprised if it takes a little longer.

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