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to think that slebs who lose their baby weight in 5 seconds " just running around after the baby"

(69 Posts)
mummysaidno Thu 07-Feb-13 21:58:07

Are talking out their skinny arse's

Oh yeah

Seeing as babies under 6 months are hardly running about hmm

mummysaidno Thu 07-Feb-13 22:03:49

O that will be the breast feeding , gets you to size zero in no time .

ChestyLeRoux Thu 07-Feb-13 22:05:25

I found it easy losing weight with both mine.You do loads of running around with the baby such as pushing the buggy ime.

CloudsAndTrees Thu 07-Feb-13 22:07:04

YABU. Lots of people lose the weight very quickly after having a baby. I did, and I didn't do anything except breastfeed. I ended up weighing less than I did before I was pregnant by the time my ds was four months old.

Some people whose career depends on them looking slim might put some extra effort into losing weight, but good for them. They don't do anything that any fit and healthy new mother couldn't do. Ad if they had active lifestyles where they did a lot of excercise and ate well before they had a baby, then they probably do feel they lost the weight by doing nothing out of the ordinary.

ReindeerBollocks Thu 07-Feb-13 22:07:12

YABU - I lost my baby weight with pfb within a week or two.

Sometimes it drops off.

Or they paid for a cs and tummy tuck. Who'd blame them?!

HollyBerryBush Thu 07-Feb-13 22:07:52

Not everyone packs their kite with the excuse of eating for two whilst they are pregnant.

I didn't BF >shudder< and I was 2 stone lighter then when I got pregnant and I didnt have any weight to lose.

LST Thu 07-Feb-13 22:09:00

YABU. Not everyone puts weight on when pregnant. I was wearing my pre-pregnancy clothes out of hospital.

amothersplaceisinthewrong Thu 07-Feb-13 22:11:03

I put on 21lb when pregnant, had a nine and half pound baby and when i left hosptial after five days had four pounds left to lose. Two weeks after my son was born I was back at my pre pregancy weight. I did not breastfeed. I have never understood how anyone can put more than a couple of stone on when pregnant unless they are overeating.

OpheliasWeepingWillow Thu 07-Feb-13 22:11:47

I was a US size zero when I got pregnant. Yoga, quinoa, lettuce, diet coke was my life.

Now I can't look at a vegetable and am a heffer too large for many shops I used to love just two years ago.

No idea how they do it.

Speed? Misery?

My bottom wobbles now when I run upstairs

loler Thu 07-Feb-13 22:12:31

Could do with losing a couple of stone - sounds like I need to have dc4 wink

AnyaKnowIt Thu 07-Feb-13 22:12:38

I'm a size smaller now then I was before I was pregnant.

I put it down to having a refluxy dd, so when I did finally manage to put her down, I had the choice to sleep or eat.

Sleep won every time

Snazzynewyear Thu 07-Feb-13 22:13:30

I'm with you OP. I would bet on them having a regime set up with a personal trainer and being specially catered for by a chef. Which is all fine if you can afford it but hardly the average woman's experience. And I actually lost a lot of weight bfing myself but it doesn't work that way for everyone.

RedHotRudieParts Thu 07-Feb-13 22:15:17

Me, some people are just lucky. My sis left the hospital in her size 10 jeans the skinny freak

Antipag Thu 07-Feb-13 22:17:27

Lots of women lose their baby weight easily and quickly, but the percentage is definitely higher among celebrities. I just wish they would be honest because in all likelihood, at least SOME of them must have had to have put in a significant amount of work to do it. I think it is much less demoralising when you hear that they had to follow a strict diet and exercise regime to do it.

BegoniaBampot Thu 07-Feb-13 22:18:52

I lost weight easy after having mine, especially the first where I was a stone lighter than my pre pregnancy weight within a few months without even trying. Most celebs watch their weight and continue to exercise so not that surprising as they are already in tip top condition. maybe I should have another baby to sort out the weight I've put on.

ChestyLeRoux Thu 07-Feb-13 22:19:31

The secret is just eat and exercise as you would normally during pregnancy and then you will probably be able to fit in your pre pregnancy stuff straight away.

TiggerWearsATriteSmile Thu 07-Feb-13 22:21:08

I did on DD.
I walked the same as I did before, just with a buggy. I breast fed too and there's photos of me in a bikini with baby DD looking great.

Twins.......... Different story.
Still carrying half a stone and can't shift the bugger

Getoutofmygumboot Thu 07-Feb-13 22:21:59

Yanbu, the slebs probably pay for personal trainers and palm their babies off to a nanny as soon as its born so they have time to eat, sleep, exercise etc.

I had a CS so it was laid up the first few weeks anyway, dd is now 10mo and I have managed to lose a stone and a half, but it's been hard work.
I hated my body when dd was newborn, went for a 12 pre dd to an 18 after dd. starting to get my confidence back and have accepted that I'm never going to look like I did before dd, but I would rather have dd then my old body!

My friend, however, slipped back into her size 10 jeans within 2 weeks with both her kids, everyone is different I suppose.

WorraLiberty Thu 07-Feb-13 22:22:14

I didn't really gain any weight in my 3 pregnancies, yet when women I'd never met before found out I'd just had a baby, they'd say "Wow! you've lost all your weight quickly then".

So I think perhaps the OP is also assuming that the celebs had any to lose?

Err, everyone is different. Breastfeeding makes some people lose weight, for others it has the opposite effect for the last half stone or so. If you make an effort not to overeat and to exercise throughout pregnancy and after, obviously you have a better chance of pinging back but there are no guarantees, for some people it is just harder and comparing yourself to a sleb, whose job depends on them looking good, and who can afford any help required, is crazy and puts unnecessary pressure on women.

amothersplace - lucky you, not hanging onto weight, you sound very judgey and smug though.

Fwiw I think youth and a baby that sleeps well from birth help immensely when it comes to getting back into shape.

5madthings Thu 07-Feb-13 22:25:51

After my first three I lost the weight easily.

After ds4 I got psychosis and pond and never got back to my previous.preg weight before having dd.

Did is now 25mths and I have another half a stone to go, I lost weight easily to begin with and then got into bad habits snacking wise. Started losing weight at Xmas and gave lost as stone so far just healthy eating and in the last few weeks a bit if exercise to help lose the last bit and tone up.

I lose weight easily once I make a bit if an effort and breeding def helps.

5madthings Thu 07-Feb-13 22:26:08

Bfeeding not breeding!

gwenniebee Thu 07-Feb-13 22:28:06

YABU. I was back in pre-baby trousers for my dd's ten day check, and I don't consider myself to lose weight easily. I was very fit before I was pg and kept active throughout - admittedly the pre-baby trousers had a bit of a muffin top at 10 days post partum, but now my dd is 6 months I am absolutely back to normal, and have been for some time.

catladycourtney1 Thu 07-Feb-13 22:28:36

I do they think they lie about how hard they try, some of them at least. But it annoys me when people are like "she must have had a tummy tuck/liposuction/starved herself!" Lots of normal people manage to ping back into shape just as quickly as celebrities the jammy bastards, and if you didn't and your livelihood depended on it, you would make a bit more of an effort than the average woman to get back into shape, especially if you could afford a personal trainer and a nutritionist and whatever else to help you along.

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