Postnatal Health

WWE Star Posts Refreshingly Honest Alternative to 'Body After Baby' Selfie

Star wrestler Eva Torres is the latest celebrity to share a photo of her postpartum body--but her picture is unlike so many of the other shots out there, and we applaud her for it.

Tips for How to Lose the Baby Weight

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

Beyond The 'C'

Expert advice on recovering from a Cesarean section.

Your Changing Body After A C-Section

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

How Long It Takes Your Belly to Go Down After Birth

A postpartum weight-loss timeline.

Postpartum Care Kit For New Moms

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

Oh, Your Aching Head

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

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.

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.

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.

The Difference Between the Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression

What 70 percent of new moms need to know.

The Surprising Link Between Childbirth Pain and Postpartum Depression

Ouch! Could the pain you experience during labor continue you to hurt you after delivery? How your physical health is tied up to your emotional wellbeing after having a baby.

The Heartbreaking Story Behind This Dad's Postpartum Depression Foundation

A father of five was inspired to start a foundation for women with postpartum depression--and the reason for this will break your heart.

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.

Alyssa Milano's Advice to New Moms? 'Be Kind to Yourself'

The 43-year-old actress got really real about her C-section scar and how tough motherhood can be--and lamented how rarely those difficulties are discussed.

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.

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

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

Birthday Suit Bonus

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

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.

Holly Madison in No Rush to Lose Baby Weight: 'I Don't Feel the Pressure'

The reality star and former Playboy Bunny has an admirably chilled out approach to her postpartum body: "I'm just going to get healthy," she says.

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.

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.