Weight Loss Post Delivery – Shilpa Shetty Kundra’s Diet and Fitness Secrets !


During her pregnancy

Post delivery

Who can forget the superbly curvaceous Shilpa Shetty from the ”Shut Up and Bounce Babe ” song of Dostana ?? When she got pregnant she described herself as a small elephant ! :P. Now this gorgeous mom in town is back flaunting her curves again !! Wanna know her secrets? You are in the right place moms ! Read below 🙂

During her pregnancy phase Mrs.Kundra had put on 20 kgs !!


  1. Added whole milk and ghee to her pregnancy diet
  2. Consumed about 2,200 calories per day
  3. Was 80 kgs and did not take any form of restrictions in food.

Shilpa had a C section delivery. She says ” Nursing a baby allows the mother to burn 500 calories per day. Crash dieting slows down the metabolism, affects the child’s health and makes it more difficult to lose weight. It can also leave you irritable and lead to postpartum depression”

Further Reading:


  • Focus on eating a balanced diet
  • Daily calorie intake has come down to 1,800
  • Exercise in the afternoon while Viaan (her son) sleeps
  • She describes her workouts sessions as ” In the first month, my stamina and muscle strength were low. I couldn’t stretch, do planks and was easily tired if I tried to run. Channa, ( her trainer) suggested I start with walking and cycling as that would be easy on my joints. For the first three weeks, I did that for a total of 25 minutes, three times a week. As my form returned, Channa introduced weight training in the second month.

I started with single sets of 10 repetitions for different body parts and increased it to three sets with the same number of repetitions after two weeks.

  • Currently working out for one hour and fifteen minutes, five days a week,  alternate two days of weight training (one day upper body, one day lower body) with two days of yoga and one day of functional training or cardio.


  1. Starting her day with a glass of amla juice and a plate of papaya empty stomach
  2. Two whole eggs – omelette, boiled or scrambled after half an hour
  3. Between lunch and breakfast, drink a glass of tender coconut water
  4. Cut down rice intake from a large bowl to a small bowl, and instead of four rotis,eat two
  5. Lunch consists of brown rice or two quinoa rotis, daal, fish, a green vegetable and egg burji
  6. A glass of slim dahi buttermilk after two hours
  7. Tea in the evening with brown sugar, walnuts and cashew, a slice of cheese and Ryvita crisps
  8. A lettuce salad filled with veggies, a turkey slice and olive oil for dinner / salmon steak and sour soup

She adds ” To lose the baby weight, I alternate between carb and no-carb days. On no-carb days, I skip the chapatis and rice. I will continue this for a month till I lose six more kilos. I have replaced whole milk with slim milk and drink a glass before going to bed.”

She concludes with an important message for all new moms ” New moms feel that they have let themselves go. I don’t see any reason to feel sad about your figure. Weight gain is a natural process and you must take your time to nurse the baby. If your schedule doesn’t allow you to exercise, it is still possible to lose 75 per cent of the baby weight just by eating a balanced diet. But aim for it only after the first four months.”

So are you worried about your post delivery weight , new momma ? Do share with us 🙂

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Sangeetha loves balancing her personal and professional life. These days, the major chunk of her time is spent on listening to 'how to beat the Piggy from robloks'; thanks to her 8 year old daughter.


  1. Hi !! I had a C- section and now my baby is 4 months , but i weigh 194lbs, I started workout 3 times / week but it’s not helping, and my biggest problem is I can’t compromise with food. I eat healthy food but I can’t cut the portions I eat. Please advice me. My goal is to loose 50 lbs

  2. Hello dear, I’m a mum of two kids.
    Elder son is of 9.5years and I breast feed him for approx 10 months and my younger daughter is just 7.5months and this time I hadn’t got enough
    Breast milk to feed so she is on top milk from her
    3rd month only.
    I have very bad breast sagging . It looks like a old lady of 60’s but my age is just 30years only how can I get rid of this breast sagging and get it in shape back

    • Vaishali raisinghani on

      I m 23 yr old, had done delivery before 7 months. After 2 months of delivery I tried to loose weight I was 80 at d tym of delivery and lose 10 kgs till yet but I want to lose more, specially tummy fat. Pls suggest me what to do

  3. Hi Sangeetha… i had natural birth two months backs but cld not breastfeed or take any confinement food/ medications or bind my stomach as i had an allergy outbreak all over my body.. Doc injected me n gave medications.. now m healing my boy is 2 months 3weeks… i felt very lost and depressed about if itz at all worth it to even try.. thanks to your post, i feel inspired again.. m going to try my best to be discipline with my diet and excercise.. can i just check, is it too late to bind my stomach now?

    • Priya,

      No its NOT at all late. Infact start now, its the best time as you have already made up your mind. Go for it. You can also join my wellness challenge program I am running, let me know if you are interested, will send you the details.

      • Hi Priya,
        I have undergone c – section, my baby is 4 months now. I had gained 7kgs. I am breastfeeding her well. I have also started weight management. Now I have lost 2 kgs I want to lose more 6-8 kgs. Please guide me.

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  5. hello menon ur blog is gud. mine is c-section and currently my baby is of 3 months.Many a times my parents warned me to use the belt but i neglected n am feeling uncomfortable now. i just want to loose my belly n ur blog is impressive so i want to ask u a question: is it possible to reduce my tummy by following ur tips?

  6. It’s been 8 months for my c-section pls advice me how can I loose tummy fat as I m slim only my tummy is lookin bulge..Pls reply

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