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Protein powders are safe while breastfeeding, and they can be a big help in maintaining milk supply while losing the baby weight. I put together a list of the top 8 protein powders I’ve found for breastfeeding mamas, which are clean, safe, and full of amazing nutrients that will benefit your breast milk supply, as well as nourish your body and help you lose weight. I personally LOVE a protein shake, and protein shakes made with high-quality protein powders are a major part of my breastfeeding diet plan for postpartum mamas because of all the nutrients you can jam pack into a blender, and drink. Because you can get a lot of nutrients in at once, you are giving your body the building blocks it needs to create breast milk, as well as filling yourself up with fiber and protein. Fiber and protein combined are key to filling satisfied with…

Losing weight while breastfeeding a new baby isn’t an easy feat by any means. I’ve finally learned some tricks and hacks to help you lose the baby weight while breastfeeding that have worked for me. These are simple hacks for weight loss that make you feel full and help you eat less. These hacks will not affect your milk supply, and if you are worried about losing weight and your milk, I highly encourage you to see what mamas are saying about my program. I created The Postpartum Cure, a unique and holistic postpartum recovery program that focuses on eating nutrient-dense foods for weight loss while breastfeeding. Eating foods that are full of nutrients will help your body produce plenty of breast milk, while also helping your body let go of fat. My program also is available in an APP for both iPhone and Android, to make navigating through recipes,…

Losing weight while breastfeeding is often times a completely overwhelming task, full of difficulties with postpartum hormones, lack of sleep, a new baby to care for, and intense cravings and hunger while breastfeeding. Breastfeeding changes the game for weight loss in so many ways, what once worked great, may not work as well now. Because hormones change so much, stress goes up, and our sleep goes down, it can seem impossible to focus on losing weight and eating healthy while breastfeeding a new baby. Many mamas lose patience and jump into diets and plans hoping that it will just help them get a little of the weight off. Each day the scale says the same number, or worse, it goes up! If this is happening for you, don’t worry. This is happening to many, many new mamas trying to drop some baby weight while breastfeeding. I know because I created…

Postpartum hormones play a major role in affecting weight loss after baby. Hormones are those invisible little guys that can make or break your mood and your weight. Postpartum hormones are especially tricky because there is a roller coaster effect after having a baby, which can send us for a loop of adjustment. Understanding the how postpartum hormone levels ebb and flow after baby is a great start to managing these changes to help you lose the baby weight. After you give birth, progesterone and estrogen take a massive nose dive. This is essential to tell your body to produce breast milk. Your Oxytocin levels also go up for producing breast milk. This is a complete 180 after being pregnant with high levels of estrogen. These hormonal changes cause individual reactions in each mama that are unique to that mama. Some people function at their best with low estrogen and…

I created this super simple, fun and effective postpartum workout challenge, where every workout is only 15-minutes, and you don’t have to have any equipment! We also work on a little bit of ab work, which is safe for diastasis recti. This is such a fun, and simple postpartum workout and fitness routine, that you have to do it to stay in shape this fall! If you want to get straight to the videos, sign up. When you sign up you get a special discount coupon too! Get the Videos! As fall comes around, a lot of us end up inside, which leads to less activity. If you can grab some space and fifteen minutes, then this postpartum fitness routine is for you!! If you are struggling with getting back in shape, and feeling a bit lost, I created a specialized program that now comes in an APP for breastfeeding…

Preparing and making freezer meals as a pregnant or new mama is so helpful for postpartum weight loss! As new baby arrives, things get hectic. Life happens, family visits, nights turn into days, and before you know it, you’ve been eating Cheetos and Eggo waffles for a week. Preparing some yummy, healthy freezer meals before baby arrives can really set you up for success in losing the baby weight, as well as keeping up your milk supply. In my program, we focus on nutrition as the main priority in maintaining milk supply, which also has the bi product of helping you lose the baby weight! Focusing on the right foods actually tells your body to use fat to make breast milk! Highly nutritious foods are going to be the best foods to focus on, and creating some freezer meals with these foods will set you up for success! I have…

Losing the baby weight while breastfeeding is almost as hard as birthing a baby. In fact, it might be even harder to do so because of how long it can take to lose the baby weight while breastfeeding a new baby. Seriously, sometimes the short and fast pain is easier than endurance. As the creator of a very popular weight loss and recovery program for breastfeeding mamas, I get to hear the struggles of various mamas trying to just get on track and lose that stubborn baby weight. One of the biggest hurdles in losing the baby weight while breastfeeding is just starting somewhere! After asking hundreds of mamas how I can further help them in my program, this was the number one issue. Not the program itself, but just getting started! That’s why I added an in-depth 5-day jump start for my program specifically, which I will soon turn…

This postpartum weight loss app is amazing because it isn’t just a weight loss app by any means. It is a full nourishing and recovery plan for postpartum mamas to lose the baby weight while breastfeeding, while keeping up a full milk supply. I am in love with this postpartum weight loss app because I created it as a postpartum mama with my third baby. I lived and breathed both the hardships of recovering postpartum without a plan, and the benefits of recovering and losing the weight much faster with a plan. In fact, as I’ve talked about on my other blog, I lost the baby weight by six weeks after my third baby! That being said, nothing like my postpartum weight loss app existed prior to now, so I wasn’t able to follow a plan for my first two babies, nor did I even realize the importance of it!…

Correcting Diastasis Recti and ab separation after pregnancy can seem totally daunting, and almost depressing, but there are very specific Diastasis Recti correcting exercises you can to do really help your tummy go back to pre-baby status. The hardest part of healing your abs and putting things back in place is actually finding the time and space to do it! As a soon-to-be certified Pre/Post Natal Exercise Specialist, I can tell you that the exercises are actually very simple. It is the reconnecting of our minds and muscles that takes more patience than strength. My biggest piece of advice in correcting Diastasis Recti and ab separation after pregnancy is to have a lot of patience! I can’t even begin to explain how hard this is for me. I want to run, jump, squat and work hard. I want to burn off the baby weight ASAP after having a baby, and…

This is THE LIST of postpartum recovery tips that will have you healing quickly and thriving postpartum. Without any postpartum recovery tips, you can find yourself in a position like I did…totally shocked. I thought things would just go back to normal on their own. Well, some things do, and some things need a little help. So, take some time to read these smart postpartum recovery tips to have you feeling better and healing faster postpartum. I know they’ve really helped me through three postpartum recovery times, where I’ve really gotten the hang of how to help myself recovery quickly. Nourish With Healing Foods: So many blogs skip this on the list, not thinking about how your body uses food and nutrients to repair itself. This program goes into detail on healing foods for recovery postpartum, and it is so important. The only way to heal your body quickly is…

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