It’s no secret that all eyes are on celebrity mom’s after giving birth to see how quickly they can drop the pounds — but according to Laila Ali, shedding inches should be a mother’s last concern.
While on the carpet for the Essence Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon, HipHollywood caught up with the workout guru, and boxing champ who shared her thoughts on celebrities being pressured to lose baby weight. “That first year you shouldn’t be thinking about anything but that baby, and nourishing that baby, and putting the right foods in your body,” Ali stated. The boxer also added a few tips on how to keep the weight down during pregnancy. “If you’re eating properly, then you won’t gain too much weight.”
Check out what else the mom had to say: