For many women, baby weight is an amazing thing _ it comes when the baby is conceived, but doesn't go away after the baby has been born. No matter how much they breastfeed, how many miles they've walked on the treadmill, or how many diets they've tried, that extra flab on the belly doesn't seem to budge.
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There's an explanation to that muffin-top effect. During pregnancy, the abdominal muscles are stretched to make room for the foetus. After birth, the uterus gradually shrinks back to its original size, but the ab muscles sometimes remain the same.
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