Our expert says:
It is possible that you either got used to a higher energy intake during breastfeeding or that you have a hormonal imbalance that is causing your weight gain - 13 kg in 9 months is a lot and with a BMI of 26,3 you are already above the normal cut-off point (18-25 is the normal range for BMI values). I think it may be a good idea to have your gynae or dr do a checkup to see if you have hormone problems (thyroid, female hormones or insulin). The fact that you are already on a low-GI diet and swim every day, does seem to indicate that there is an underlying problem. One important factor which may also play a role is depression, which is not uncommon after the birth of a child, esp if the mother stays at home. So discuss this factor with your dr when you go for the checkup.
I hope you can pinpoint what is causing your increasing weight gain.
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