Very few events in life bring us as much joy as having children and raising them. This joy comes with its share of sacrifices you have to make as a parent. These hardships may come in the form of sleepless nights, toddler feeding, running for their school admissions and financial investments for their future. Pregnancy and lactation can take a toll on a womanss body during the 9 months and beyond. The body undergoes a multitude of changes during pregnancy. The average weight gain during pregnancy should be about 10-12kgs. Majority of this weight can be safely lost during the first year after deliver of baby with a healthy diet and exercise. So please do try to lose your weight and gain the tone of the abdominal muscles. Breast feeding can also assist in weight loss by burning calories stored during pregnancy.