Postnatal Health

Tips for How to Lose the Baby Weight

7 surefire ways to get back into shape after having your baby.

How Long It Takes Your Belly to Go Down After Birth

A postpartum weight-loss timeline.

Beyond The 'C'

Expert advice on recovering from a Cesarean section.

Postpartum Care Kit For New Moms

Eight must-have postpartum products every new mother needs to recover from delivery.

Your Changing Body After A C-Section

Yes, recovering from a Cesarean section hurts--it's major surgery!

Oh, Your Aching Head

Postpartum headaches can be painful. What to do and how to prevent them from coming back.

The Difference Between the Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression

What 70 percent of new moms need to know.

Your Postpartum Body: What to Expect and What to Do

Our experts--doctors, trainers and physical therapists--will help guide you, body part by body part, through this strange new land.

Get in Shape with Mountain Climbers

Mountain climbers might just be considered the perfect postnatal workout. Once you get your doc's OK, incorporate these into your exercise routine.

Ice Skater: Perfect Postnatal Exercise

Ice skaters are a great way to tone your whole body. While they can be done in pregnancy, they're even better as a workout to get your body back after baby.

Why You Want a Healthy BMI a Year After Baby

Women who had a higher BMI one year postpartum were more likely to have pelvic organ prolapse, per a new study. Here's why shedding your pregnancy weight matters.

Real Moms Talk: Did I Just Pee My Pants?

Six real women share their postpartum leaking stories.

Eva Mendes On Her Body After Baby: 'I Don't Need My Jeans to Fit'

Mrs. Ryan Gosling totally has her priorities in check. And we love her for it.

Six-Pack Mom Drops Baby Weight in No Time

The model who made headlines for keeping her impressive six-pack abs intact throughout her pregnancy shows off her post-baby body, and it's ripped.

Should You Worry About Uterine Prolapse (Or Pelvic Organ Prolapse)?

The symptoms of pelvic prolapse--and how to treat it.

5 New Ways to Beat the Baby Blues

Whether you're suffering from the baby blues or just having a hard day, try one of these proven positive psychology tricks to help boost your mood.

Birthday Suit Bonus

Skin-to-skin contact benefits both mom and baby.

Bad Hair Days

Are your lustrous locks falling out now that baby is here? Find out why, when it happens and when to start worrying.

Your Post-Baby Checkup

It's vital that every woman has a postpartum checkup.

5 Things You Need to Know About Postpartum Depression

What you need to know about postpartum depression signs, symptoms and treatment.

Could Oxytocin Treat Postpartum Depression?

Studies suggest the "feel-good" hormone oxytocin might be the key to helping new moms with postpartum depression, or PPD. But is it too soon for a treatment?

Failing to Lose Weight a Danger to Next Baby

It can be hard to shed the baby weight, but a new study suggests it's best to do so before baby #2--even if you were a healthy weight and only gained 15 pounds.

New-Mom Checkup

Why your own first medical exam after having a baby is as important as your newborn's.