At four months I would not restrict calories too much but focus on healthier eating instead. There is a sticky thread with lots of good snack ideas that might help you. I would focus on exercise-nothing major is needed either! Just 3-4 days of a brisk walk or moderate exercise will do the trick I bet. Be consistent and add some weights in if possible. Better yet-WEAR your baby in a good baby carrier while walking and you'll see the pounds melt off!
Full-time homeschooling, hippy-ish mom of 4 curious kids (ages 17, 14, 11, 6), 3 guinea pigs, 3 hamsters, and a spazzy dog!
I am four months PP, and still have about ten pounds of baby weight to lose. I've lost and gained the same four pounds or so since I was cleared to exercise at my 6 week check up. I think it is time to try a stricter diet plan - any suggestions on something that works with BFing? I want to lose the weight safely, and since my son is EBF, I don't want to affect my supply! Thanks!
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