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Postpartum mamas often experience gas and bloat, and want to get rid of it fast. Well, you can get rid of gas and bloat with just a few steps, which will help your tummy calm down after baby. Postpartum gas and bloating is no fun to talk about, but it feels so much better when it is gone. And, healthy food, or cleaning up your diet isn’t always the answer! Postpartum gas and bloat can be the result of many things that are difficult to control. First, let’s talk about some major causes of postpartum gas and bloat, then we will get into how to get rid of the gas and bloating: Gas and bloating happen when hormones and gut bacteria are out of wack. This is the nuts and bolts to what is going on when you have a descended belly and excess flatulence. Hormonal fluctuations are one of…

Losing the baby weight while breastfeeding, with a low milk supply isn’t an easy task. If you struggle with a low milk supply, and you are constantly worried your supply will dip at any moment, then the idea of trying to lose weight becomes too risky. In all reality, our milk supply and weight loss don’t necessarily go hand-in-hand. If you have a low milk supply, there are lots of things you can do to pump your milk supply up that don’t have to do with diet or exercise. As a Pre/Postnatal Fitness Specialist and a mom of three wild boys, I know milk supply and losing weight can be totally scary, or overwhelming.  So, I am putting together 5 really smart tips to help you lose weight while breastfeeding with a low milk supply. I want you to know it can be done, and so many mamas are having…

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,…

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…

Eating smart is so important for breastfeeding. It can literally make or break your milk supply and postpartum weight loss goals. Our bodies are designed to thrive off of nutrients from the foods we eat. When we deprive our bodies of essential nutrients, and lots of them, we are taking away the building blocks for breast milk, repairing cells after birth and ultimately having the nutrients we need to signal to our body it is okay to let go of fat. Yep, you heard that right. If your body doesn’t have enough nutrients, it won’t want to let go of the fat it stored to make breast milk. During pregnancy, our body stores water and nutrients in our fat cells to help produce colostrum and breast milk once baby arrives. It is a natural process to shed water and fat after birth while breastfeeding. Your body is also ready to…

Losing weight while breastfeeding doesn’t have to come with the price of affecting your milk supply, at all!! I know because I’ve lost the baby weight three times now, and never had my milk supply suffer. In fact, I’ve had an over-abundance of breast milk all while losing the baby weight quickly. Let’s be completely honest here, I am not just naturally skinny and drop weight eating cheeseburgers. I work out and eat very healthy. I changed my eating habits long ago when I developed IBS in college, from a super unhealthy eating lifestyle. I finally found relief by eating clean, taking probiotics and digestive enzymes to get back on track. Fast forward 10 years after college, to becoming a mom and my healthy diet played a MAJOR role in helping me lose the baby weight without affecting my milk supply at all!  Seriously, I created a complete nutrition program…

As a mom of three, I’ve learned how to lose the baby weight safely, without compromising my milk supply at all. I’ve been able to maintain my milk supply while healing my core and pelvic floor and ultimately getting back into running again. It has been a long process! I’ve learned so much, which is why I created my specialized program, just for postpartum mamas who want to lose the baby weight, properly nourish their bodies and heal their core and pelvic floor muscles. Losing the baby weight safely is very important. If first involves nourishing your body properly, because nourishing your body will provide it with the building blocks it needs to create milk, and use fat as a fuel source to do so, which is why we gain a healthy amount of fat during pregnancy. It is such a difficult process, to master eating the right foods, knowing…

Food is a powerful tool when it comes to milk supply and weight loss. There are some powerful foods that help you increase your milk supply, while also helping you lose the baby weight. That is the amazing magic of nutrition. Nourishing your body postpartum is what my program is centered around because food is so accessible and what your body needs to function properly. Your body wants to let go of the stored fat to produce milk, but if it doesn’t have the nutrients to do so, it will want to hold on to that fat. If you are looking for a more in-depth plan that goes over healing postpartum, properly nourishing your body for milk supply, a meal plan and recipes and workouts to lose the baby weight, please check out my new program, The Postpartum Cure. So many mamas are having tons of success with just the little…

Eating for healing postpartum is so, very important, and salads are a wonderful, tasty way to do this! In my program, I believe in the power of nourishing your body postpartum. Eating healing foods, which I have the 20 most healing foods listed in the program, helps your body repair tissues, reduce scar tissue and recovery faster. Here are 7 healing salads with nourishing ingredients. I have 20 salad recipes, 20 healing smoothie recipes, and 20 healing dinner recipes in the program, along with how to heal your pelvic floor and core, and a specialized Pilates and cardio to safely lose the baby weight. There is no program out there like this, and I am so excited to be helping moms nourish and heal their bodies, give them the tools to keep their milk supply healthy, instruct on how to strengthen the pelvic floor and core, and ultimately walk you…

Smoothies are a great tool for boosting milk supply, as well as giving your body the nutrients it needs to heal and repair after baby. There is so much happening during the 4th trimester, and your body will be so happy you’ve given it all the nutrients it needs! In my program, The Postpartum Cure, I offer 20 healing smoothie recipes, 20 super salad recipes full of antioxidants and healing agents, 20 healing snack recipes, and 20 amazing postpartum dinner recipes. In addition to that, I take you through how to heal your body, the NECESSARY pelvic floor and core exercises to regain strength, and a postpartum fitness plan that will help you lose the baby weight fast. There is no program out there like this, that first teaches you to nourish and strengthen your body before embarking on a fitness program. Please read more about my personal experience with…

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