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#1 DG22

Posted 28 February 2013 - 05:23 PM

Hi Ladies,
For those who have had a a C/S before do you know how much weight you lost a few days after the C.???

#2 boymumma

Posted 28 February 2013 - 08:18 PM

By the time I got home (4 nights in hospital) I had lost about 13kg of the 19 I put on. So much fluid!

#3 .MrsM.

Posted 28 February 2013 - 08:25 PM

i weighed myself when i got home at 5 days and had lost 4kg of the 10kg i had put on.

now 11 days on i've lost 8kgs.

i 2nd the PP with the fluid - i had true cankles!

#4 a letter to Elise.

Posted 28 February 2013 - 08:29 PM

About 9kgs by the time I got home with ds (I put on 14 altogether). The rest was gone within a few weeks. With dd I put on 8 Kgs, and lost all of it by the time I got home.

#5 lozzylots

Posted 01 March 2013 - 07:44 AM

I gained 15 kgs during pregnancy, and had lost about 9 by the time I got home but I had LOTS of post surgery fluid that was still hanging around. Ditto PP - major cankles!!

#6 froglett

Posted 01 March 2013 - 07:54 AM

I gained 8kg whilst preg, lost 5kg by the time I went home, remaining 3 kg took another couple of weeks.

#7 WinterIsComing

Posted 01 March 2013 - 05:14 PM

Hmm...what does c/section have to do with the weight loss?

It doesn't prevent or assist post partum weight loss.

Post birth, do you mean?

I'd chuck in my stats anyway...I put on around 23 kg...and the day after I got home from the hospital, I was still 18 kg over! So only 5 kg, and my son weighed 4.2 kg at birth.

It took me a year to lose most of it. Even now, 13 months on, a couple still cling, which partly can be explained by extra fluid retention for the breastfeeding.

I am not complaining, though, since I've been this weight before, it's just before getting pregnant I was in exceptionally terrific shape!  biggrin.gif

#8 SunnySmile

Posted 05 March 2013 - 01:57 AM

My wife lost near 10 kilos... But I guess it was not only natural way, because she took some meds from here http://adipex.1loseweightfast.com/

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