To help new moms get quick access to free YouTube workout videos, I have compiled a list of the 10 best postpartum workout videos on YouTube. 

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It can be said that every new mom at one point or another has thought about the quickest way to lose the baby weight. Whether through diet or exercise, new moms want to get their pre-pregnancy body back.

There is a free option to work towards that goal and that’s YouTube postpartum workout videos.

I have compiled a list of the best postpartum workout videos that are safe and appropriate to do after having a baby (but be sure to get your doctor’s approval at the 6 week postpartum check up before attempting these workouts).

1. 20 Minute Postnatal Cardio Workout For After Pregnancy


This 20 minute cardio workout uses just bodyweight moves that are safe and effective after pregnancy to get your heart rate up. Burn calories and fat while getting strength back after having a baby. Options for all fitness levels!

Bodyfit By Amy

“Taking care of yourself is just as important as taking care of your baby.”

2. Postpartum Workout for New Moms #1: BeFiT Trainer Open House- Madeline Mosier

Postpartum Workout for New Moms #1 from BeFiT Trainer Open House with Madeline Mosier is a 10 Min post-baby body sculpting workout routine that is designed to burn fat, build strength, and tone the entire body and help you bounce back into fitness following your pregnancy.

Fire up your metabolism, activate your core and get ready to sweat with Trainer, Fitness Blogger & Crossfit Expert, Madeline Mosier as she coaches you through this effective fitness routine from the new season of the popular BeFiT Trainer Open House Series!



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    3. Baby and Me Interval Workout


    All fitness levels are welcome and no, you don’t need a baby to complete this workout! It is just a fun option!! This 20 minute workout (more like 25 with the warm-up and cool down) is perfect to do with baby! You can also do the exact same workout with dumbbells or with body weight alone. It is up to you, and that is the beautiful thing of rocking your workout anywhere at anytime! You don’t even have to drive to the gym!:) Wahoo!

    Nancy Taylor


    4. Best Ab Workout for Diastasis Recti – 8 Minute Abs (FAST!)

    This 8 Minute Diastasis Recti Ab Workout is the only workout in the 21 Day 8 Minute Workout Challenge that is Diastasis Recti safe and healing. If you have Diastasis Recti you are going to want to do the 12 Week Post Pregnancy Plan first so we can HEAL your ab gap, restore your core, lose fat, and tone up all over in a safe way before moving onto the 21 Day Challenge.

    Glow Body PT

    5. 10-Minute Beginner Ab Workout for Women | Postpartum Ab Workout For Women


    This 10-Minute Beginner Ab Workout for Women is a great place to start because core strength is an essential foundation to all fitness levels -and it is great for injury prevention as well. A strong core is about so much more than aesthetics — it protects your other muscles {specifically your low back} as you move forward with higher-intensity workouts in the future.

    Nourish Move Love

    6. Post-Pregnancy Workout: Beginner-Level 1


    A short, safe and simple workout to help new mothers start with postpartum exercise. The movements are easy to learn and effective for getting your body strong again after having a baby. You’ll be led through nine exercises which includes correct techniques to get the best benefit out of the exercise.

    Each exercise is for one minute, with options for a stroller or wearing a baby carrier. You’ll do Squats, Hip Bridges, Modified Planks and more. And once you can comfortably complete the circuit three times you’ll be ready to move up to Level 2 (find more videos on their channel. 

    Les Mills


    7. At Home Workout 10-Minutes Full Body | Nap Time Postpartum Workout, Post Pregnancy Safe Exercises

    This postnatal workout focuses on the entire body, core, abs, butt, back and arms. This is such a great exercise for beginners because it’s short and it’s safe. Everything she does in this routine can easily be done early on in your postpartum recovery, after you get your doctor’s approval of course. 

    Sarah Fit

    8. 30 Minute Postnatal Workout — Burn Fat and Tone Up After Pregnancy

    This 30 minute workout uses both bodyweight and dumbbell exercises to safely get your body back into exercise after having a baby. Get your heart rate up for cardio for weight loss, as well as strengthen to tone and tighten your muscles. Options for all fitness levels.

    BodyFit by Amy

    9. Postnatal Core Workout for 6+ weeks Postpartum- includes modifications for Diastasis Recti

    This Postnatal Core Workout – from Lindsay Brin’s Postnatal SlimDown DVD – helps create a flat stomach after having a baby. Also includes modifications for Diastasis Recti. You must have your doctor’s permission to exercise, which usually occurs at 6 weeks postpartum. As with any exercise program, please stop if you do not feel right.


    10. Postpartum Core Exercises-Safe Postnatal Workout For Your Abs by a Physical Therapist

    This postpartum ab workout is safe to do after having a baby (get clearance from your doctor before beginning). These exercises are recommended by physical therapists during postpartum recovery. After giving birth, the abs are weak and need to strengthened the correct way with safe core ab exercises to prevent injury. This program is easy to follow for any new mom after 6 weeks postpartum.

    Live Core Strong

    If you found these postpartum workout videos on YouTube to be helpful, then you may also enjoy this list of the top 7 fitness YouTube channels for moms. These female YouTubers collectively have millions of subscribers and hundreds of free workout videos for you to enjoy. Find out who these top fitness YouTubers are and get ready to sweat.

    This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosures here.

    *It is important to always consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program and get medical clearance. Always warm up thoroughly and stretch after all workouts. and Jena Bradley will be not be responsible or liable for any injury sustained while exercising at home, gym or elsewhere. Perform exercises at your own risk.

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