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6 Rules for a Healthy Postpartum Slim Down

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The post-baby slim-down

Chances are you won’t feel like publicly donning only a bra and panties a month after giving birth—unlike, say, Heidi Klum. There’s no magical way to take off baby weight, but with healthy-eating habits and regular exercise, you can get your pre-pregnancy body back. Unlike normal dieters, a new mom’s body needs certain nutrients to keep her—and her child—healthy. Here are some foods you need to trim down, boost energy, and get healthy, all while taking care of your bundle of joy.

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