Getting Your Pre-Pregnancy Body Back

Where did your pre-pregnancy body go and will it ever come back? So what are the best exercises for after pregnancy? Most importantly, how long will it take to get your pre-pregnancy body back? 

You’ve been pregnant for 9 months, gaining the weight that’s necessary to support and nourish your growing baby. Now, you have your beautiful little baby, but you also have a few extra pounds that can be very hard to get rid of.

While pregnancy can be one of the most rewarding experiences a woman goes through, it can also have cosmetic consequences on her body in the form of stretch marks, excess fat, and loose skin.

If all those images of svelte and shapely celebrity new moms have left you feeling like you never want to look in a mirror again, take heart! Here's some real-world advice on how to get your body back after pregnancy.

About video: Fitness expert John Basedow discusses how to get back to your pre-pregnancy body.