Real Mom Stories

You Have to Watch This C-Section Baby Basically Deliver Himself

Is he an OBGYN in the making?

These Photos of Pregnant Inmates Will Move You

As many as 1 in 25 women put in prison is pregnant. Photographer Cheryl Hanna-Truscott decided to highlight the issue with her series Protective Custody. Here's why.

4 Things That Change Forever After Baby (Both Good and Bad)

How life changes once you're a parent.

Woman Delivers Baby She Didn't Even Know She Was Pregnant With

You won't believe this incredible story.

Two Women Show How Different Baby Bumps Can Look

There's no "right" way for a baby bump to look. To illustrate that point, two pregnant friends are sharing a photo featuring their very different shapes.

You Won't Believe How This Mom's Bump Pic Ended Up on a Porn Site

Consider this a cautionary tale.

13 Real Moms Who Love Their Stretch Marks

A new hashtag campaign on Instagram and Tumblr, started by moms, is calling on women everywhere to #loveyourlines by posting stretch marks pics in all their glory.

10 Inspirational Mother's Day Quotes

Whether expecting, a newbie or already in the trenches, remember that being a mom can be difficult at times for anyone. In honor of Mother's Day, some uplifting quotes (and a few funny ones!) to make you smile.

Love Your Body After Birth: How One Photographer Started a Postpartum Movement

The project that aims to change the way you see your motherly figure.

Big Brother Has Adorably Sincere Reaction to Mom's Pregnancy Reveal

Spoiler alert: This might make you cry happy tears.

'I Went Into Labor During a Hurricane'

Whipping winds, pounding rain, a blackout and a hospital evacuation--how one brave mom weathered a storm of historic proportions to welcome her little bundle.

New Mom's Survival Guide

Everything you need to know about sleeping, breastfeeding, crying and more!

Mom Honors Late Husband in Unique Maternity Photos

This might be the most beautiful, meaningful maternity shoot we've ever seen. You have to see how this woman chose to honor her late husband in her pregnancy photos.

Mom Welcomes Baby Born Via Surrogate in Stunning Photos

These pictures of a mom welcoming her son via a surrogate might make you cry just a little bit. But they'll be tears of joy.

You'll Never Guess This Instagram Star is 6 Months Pregnant

As she shows off her toned figure, it's hard to believe this fitness enthusiast is more than half way through her pregnancy.

You Won't Believe Why This Pregnant Mom Tested Positive For HIV

The scariest part? It could happen to anyone.

Crying Clues and Cures

Here are a few calming techniques to try when your baby starts to cry.

Alyssa Milano on the Charms of Motherhood, Parenting and Pregnancy

Our favorite inspiring quotes from our August/September cover star

Our Favorite Pregnant Mamas

We've rounded up our favorite real moms-to-be and their bumps. Send your own pic to #ilovemybump.

'I Gave Birth in an SUV'

What happens when you just can't make it to the hospital on time?

'I Delivered My Baby in the Bathroom'

You'll never believe this woman's amazing birth story.

10 Ways To Be A More Confident Mom

Slow down. When you rush, things fall apart. Lower your expectations of what you can do and how fast you can do it, and everyone will be happy.

Pregnancy Weightlifter Boasts Six Pack 10 Weeks After Baby

This woman lifted weights throughout her pregnancy. Now, at just ten weeks postpartum, her incredibly toned abs are back in full force. Check her out.

Couple Dances Their Way to Delivery

We've heard of some crazy methods for speeding up labor, but we've never seen anyone go all out the way this couple did when they danced their way to baby.

Have the Post-Baby-Body Blues? Read This Fit Mom's Message

Personal trainer Revie Jane Schulz gets real about bouncing back.

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