I'm skinny-shamed after being thinner now than before I had a baby – I lost 1.5st in 45 days after giving birth

A MUM has revealed how she got her body back in shape within 45 days of giving birth – and now weighs even less than her pre-pregnancy weight.

Maquellen Azevedo, 27, a fitness influencer from Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil gained 22lbs in her final three months of pregnancy before giving birth to her son, Bryan, on 2 March this year.

She weighed 12st 8lbs at her highest but, incredibly, the mum managed to lose all of the weight she had gained in just a few weeks– and has since gone on to shed a further 11lbs thanks to a strict diet and exercise regime.

The new mum focused on eating healthy meals with a supervised diet created by a nutritionist, and did pilates and pelvic physiotherapy to get her body looking sculpted once more.

Maquellen also picked up new workouts through social media to do at home.

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Within 45 days of giving birth, the mum has snapped back and feels better than ever.

"During pregnancy I did pelvic physiotherapy with a professional, I also did exercises at home that I watched videos on YouTube," she told Jam Press.

"I did not go on a diet to lose weight during pregnancy – a pregnant woman needs to eat well, I followed a diet from a nutritionist on healthy things to eat that wouldn't hurt me, lots of protein and good things for the healthy growth of the baby.

"And I hired a cook to come every day and make my meals."

Maquellen, who previously had liposuction before getting pregnant, was determined to get her body back in shape as quickly as possible – but says she has faced criticism for her choice.

After sharing photos on social media, where she has 434,000 followers, users hit back at the mum for her dramatic transformation.

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Despite the negative feedback online, the model, who now weighs 10st 5lbs, is thrilled with her physique and pays the trolls no mind.

She said: “I was criticised for my before and after photos.

"I took great care of myself during pregnancy, with a healthy diet and eating, and then I kept that care, both for myself and for my baby.

“I was judged for extreme vanity. [But] I was determined that I wanted to have my old body back, I love it.

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“I was very dedicated and I lost more than 10kg (22lbs) in 10 days.

"And now, I'm thinner than before I got pregnant."


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