10 Ways to Get Your Body Back After Pregnancy

Learn how to get fit, slim down and feel strong with a new baby at home

Is it time to lose the baby weight? You might be tired and overwhelmed with a new baby at home, but it's still possible to take small steps to get back in shape and begin to feel better about your body. Use any of these resources to help you eat the right foods, complete mini workouts at home, and stay motivated to get your body back after pregnancy. 

6-Step Plan to Lose Weight After a Baby

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Need an organized plan for weight loss? This step-by-step system will guide you through the essential tasks you'll need to complete to reach your goal. 

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Rosie Pope's Foolproof Plan to Lose the Baby Weight

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Stylist and educator Rosie Pose. Rosie Pope Maternity

Super mom, style expert and parent educator Rosie Pope has slimmed down successfully after having four babies.  Find out what she does to lose the baby weight and use her tips to slim down on your own. 

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4 Tips to Help You Lose the Postpartum Weight

Ready for tips from a real mom just like you? I talked to a young mom who lost nearly 100 pounds with three small children at home and a full-time job.  Her tips will inspire you to lose the weight and keep it off for good. 

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Home Workouts to Slim Down and Build Strength

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No special equipment is required for these three simple home workouts. You'll either use body weight or a simple pair of hand weights to strengthen your core, shape your legs, narrow your hips, tone your arms and slim down. 

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How to Burn More Calories with Housework

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It's tough to get to the gym with a new baby at home. So why not burn a few extra calories while doing your daily chores? Use this handy workout to tidy up and slim down and the same time

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Use NuMi Weight Loss App to Slim Down

NuMi diet app and online tool. Nutrisystem NuMi

The NuMi weight loss app and online tool isn't the best system for everyone, but it's perfect for a new mom.  In addition to a number of savvy features, the do-it-yourself program provides helpful counselors to answer your questions and provide support online at your convenience. 

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How to Plan Meals to Lose Weight

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Use an organized system like this one to plan your meals, eat a healthier diet and slim down faster. 

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Change Your Body Composition in Less Time

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Change your body composition in less time. John Fedele/ Blend Images/Getty Images

Get fit faster with this plan to change the shape of your body.  Learn how to combine the two most essential workout components to spend less time exercising and more time with your new bundle of joy. 

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Diet Dos and Don'ts for Women in their 20s, 30s

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Scan this list of weight loss dos and don'ts to make sure your daily habits don't sabotage your weight loss program. 

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DVDs to Help You Lose Weight

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One of the best ways to exercise at home is to use a workout DVD.  These are a few of my favorites because they help you to burn fat and build muscle at the same time.  And the workouts are short!

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