After pregnancy and childbirth, most moms want to get their figure back and maintain a normal, healthy weight. The normal weight gain during pregnancy is usually between 25-35 pounds. While most of this weight is lost during childbirth, it's normal for a few pounds to remain, and these few pounds may be the hardest to lose.
Studies and research has proven that women who exercise on a regular basis have better blood circulation, and their mental and emotional states are better balanced. This is especially important for new mothers as stress can be difficult to manage. Walking outdoors in the fresh air can be an emotional uplifting experience, and this can be done to facilitate the bonding between mother and baby.
Mommy & baby will also both benefit form the good night's sleep that generally follows a good workout. A good night's sleep is essential to reducing stress and making everyone in the house more comfortable and better adjusted to the new addition.
Plus keeping up a regular exercise routine is a great example to set for your baby. Studies have shown that women who get regular exercise don't give birth to babies with high birth weights. Mothers who don't get enough exercise are more likely to give birth to babies with high birth weights, which could increase the risk of childhood obesity.
Just taking a walk outside with your baby can be great exercise for you and also an opportunity to bond with your baby over all of the beautiful things you can see in nature
BOB swivel strollers are excellent ways to bring your new baby along for walks through your neighborhood. Taking your child out into the sights and sounds of nature will stimulate development, and provide them with a healthy source of vitamin D.
Taking just a half hour walk each day can make dramatic improvements in both you and your child. Consider having your whole family out for these walks as well.