+ Reply to Thread
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
Results 21 to 27 of 27
  1. #21
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    4,109
    Thanks
    1,604
    Thanked
    2,085
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by BeeSam View Post
    I think I'm hanging onto it all from breastfeeding. Almost like my bodies way of ensuring I always have enough for bub.

    Sighhhhhh it's such a struggle I wish I could be like meh I just had a baby but it's honestly been the hardest part for me about becoming a mother... How sad does that sound!
    I think it's pretty understandable feeling like that. I know I can and will get my body into awesome shape again - I did it last time (eventually), but right now it's still pretty horrible to look at and no amount of telling myself "it looks like this because of the amazing task it did (growing a baby)" makes me feel any better about it.

  2. The Following User Says Thank You to Stretched For This Useful Post:

    BeeSam  (29-04-2014)

  3. #22
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    1,185
    Thanks
    481
    Thanked
    1,049
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Awards:
    Bubhub Blogger
    I got back to pre preg weight by 8 weeks, however it's the 8 years worth of IVF weight that I can't shift. Each cycle I seemed to put on a kg or 2.

  4. #23
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    1,391
    Thanks
    812
    Thanked
    688
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I was a few kilos lighter than pre-pregnancy weight within a couple of months, but still have a bit of extra tummy Oh well.

  5. #24
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    1,968
    Thanks
    886
    Thanked
    777
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I put on 12.5kg and lost it by 4 weeks after birth (c-section). My lower belly is bigger though and hangs more than it used to (i wasn't toned pre-preg either), so I'll be buying new jeans soon!

    Just waiting until my 6 week checkup next week to get the ok from my Ob to start doing some exercises to strengthen and tone my tummy.

    Sent from my HTC One X using The Bub Hub mobile app

  6. #25
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    508
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    105
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I have 2 sons 3 and 21 months had emergency x section now 2kgs lighter then before being pregnant w ds 2 I'm happy but it's been stressful as little girl was 8 weeks early

  7. #26
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    QLD
    Posts
    2,247
    Thanks
    441
    Thanked
    1,522
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Awards:
    300 posts in a week - week ended 11/9/14200 Posts in a weekBusiest Member of the Week - week ended 11/9/14100 Posts in a week
    I was pre preg weight 2 days after having bub, and dropped a further 3 kg that week. I was awfully sick the first 20 weeks with OHSS and morning sickness. I only gained about 8kg the whole time, and bub was almost 4 of that. I had a PPH and was very anaemic after birth and that combined with breastfeeding I think is why it happened so fast. Bub is 3 weeks now and I've not lost any more weight. My body shape is def different, besides my belly that I can tell still needs time to recover I'm actually happier with it. Before pregnancy I was very unhappy with myself. I wasn't too bad but I def had a little extra weight. I think pregnancy has taught me to love and appreciate my body a little more.

  8. #27
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Location
    Brisbane Northside
    Posts
    341
    Thanks
    15
    Thanked
    41
    Reviews
    0
    After my first I lost all the baby weight plus another 12kg by 6 months after birth. I was slightly overweight when I got pregnant though.

    I'm now just over 5 months post birth with number two and I'm 4.5kg over pre-preg weight (I put on 28kg!) and am almost back into my size 8 jeans.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Celebrate your post baby boo boos :)
    By Lumpy Melon in forum General Health
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 03-07-2013, 21:49

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Riverton Leisureplex
An Extreme Family Pass at Riverton Leisureplex is the ultimate way to cool off during the summer school holidays. The $30 Pass allows pool and waterslide access for 2 adults and 2 children, as well as a drink, popcorn and an icy pole for each person.
sales & new stuffsee all
Wendys Music School Melbourne
Wondering about Music Lessons? FREE 30 minute ASSESSMENT. Find out if your child is ready! Piano from age 3 years & Guitar, Singing, Drums, Violin from age 5. Lessons available for all ages. 35+ years experience. Structured program.
Use referral 'bubhub' when booking
featured supporter
Tribalance
TriBalance is a physio, yoga & pilates studio in Brisbane's inner north, offering specialised women's health physiotherapy services. Weekly pregnancy yoga classes are scheduled at the studio on Thursdays 1- 2pm and Saturdays 1-2:15pm.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!