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I'm gaining weight since pregnancy (delivery) 4 months ago.

Last Updated - Thu, Apr 19 2018

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I have been gaining weight & facing obesity since delivery. I breastfeed four times a day and don't eat high calorie foods. Please help

I delivered four months back. I was 62 kgs before my pregnancy. I reached to 78 kgs at delivery. Immediately after delivery I lost 10 kgs. But since then I have been gaining weight. I am currently 77 kgs. I breastfeed four times a day. I don't eat high calorie foods. My height is 4 feet 10 inches. I had PCOS before and had undergone surgery for it. But it had been cured. Kindly suggest the way forward

Category: Nutritionist


Ms. Rekha Pohani

M.Sc., Ph.D - Nutrition

Your basic problem is obesity. Here is a sample diet to help you understand the diet requirements. 

  • Early Morning: Green tea (sugar less)
  • Breakfast: non fried preparations/ whole wheat bread/ vegetable poha, upma, etc. / idli sambhar etc. 
  • Mid-Morning: Fruits (avoid the carbohydrate rich fruits like grapes, banana, custard apple and watermelon) 
  • Lunch: 2 dry chapatti + sabji 1 katori + dal or skimmed curd 
  • Evening Snacks: Tea / Coffee sugarless + high fiber bis. or Sprouts 1 katori 
  • Dinner: 2 chapatti + vegetable 1 katori + skimmed buttermilk 1 glass + salad 1 katori. 

Exercise daily for at least 30 minutes. Breastfeed the child. Get your CBC, ESR, thyroid profile, insulin levels, serum calcium and B-12 levels and usg abdopelvis done and revert.
 
  • Tab Supracal hd - Once daily before food along with a full glass of water for 15 days 

For more information on diet plans, visit JustDoc for online consultation.

Ms. Rekha Pohani

M.Sc., Ph.D - Nutrition

I am an experienced nutritionist. Love to make people aware of diet and lifestyle. Have worked with clinical and general nutrition. Treat people with diet NAD natural methods.

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