Life After Baby: Rediscovering and Reclaiming Your Healthy Pizzazz

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With an engaging and easily accessible style, health writer Victoria Dolby Toews helps mothers navigate their new life after the arrival of a baby. Like a road map to the altered terrain of life once a baby becomes part of the family, Life After Baby touches on key aspects of a woman's life to help readers redefine themselves in a healthy way as they adjust to a myriad of post-baby changes-body and soul. Filled with sensible, sound, and realistic advice-grounded in the latest research-Life After Baby offers an ...

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Overview

With an engaging and easily accessible style, health writer Victoria Dolby Toews helps mothers navigate their new life after the arrival of a baby. Like a road map to the altered terrain of life once a baby becomes part of the family, Life After Baby touches on key aspects of a woman's life to help readers redefine themselves in a healthy way as they adjust to a myriad of post-baby changes-body and soul. Filled with sensible, sound, and realistic advice-grounded in the latest research-Life After Baby offers an array of down-to-earth tips on addressing issues new mothers grapple with every day, such as:

Losing the baby weight

How to supercharge mom's nutrition

Fitting exercise into mom's daily routine

Rediscovering beauty basics

Reviving passion

Fighting fatigue

Overcoming stress

A comprehensive guidebook for new-and longtime-mothers, Life After Baby brings a welcome measure of honesty and sanity to the discussion of how women can rediscover and reclaim their health, their verve, and their joie de vivre after a newborn joins their family.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781591202585
  • Publisher: Basic Health Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2012
  • Pages: 229
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Losing the Baby Weight 5

Chapter 2 Kitchen Table Woes 21

Chapter 3 Supercharge Your Nutrition 33

Chapter 4 Supplement Savvy 45

Chapter 5 Fitting in Exercise 57

Chapter 6 Rediscovering Beauty Basics 79

Chapter 7 Reconnecting with Passion 97

Chapter 8 Fighting Fatigue 115

Chapter 9 Stress and Sanity 133

Chapter 10 After-Baby Health Concerns 151

Appendix: Herb and Dietary Supplement Safety 189

Glossary 199

References 205

Index 217

About the Author 229

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