YOUR PROBLEM Flabbiness and weakness in the upper body area are common post-birth complaints. You might find that out-of-shape arms struggle to lift your new baby out of the car seat and into the pram, or onto the changing table and then back again several times a day. Your wrists may feel weak. Remember that your body produced the hormone relaxin in larger amounts than usual when you were pregnant, and this may have weakened d your joints. Also, most moms-to-be -be cut out upper body exercise during pregnancy.
THE SOLUTION LUTION To help relieve strain rain on your wrists, tone your r arms, back and shoulder muscles. You’ll have to wait for the allclear from m your doctor after having had your baby before you can start exercising again (usually six weeks), but once you can, start a daily workout.