Real Mom Stories

This Mom Battled Cancer While Pregnant And Her Photos Are So Inspirational

These photos of a woman who battled breast cancer through her pregnancy are raw, amazing and proof that women are capable of anything.

WATCH: Video of Woman Giving Birth in a Stream Goes Viral

Your jaw will drop.

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.

Nutritionist Shares Her 'Real' Postpartum Body

A New Zealand nutritionist & blogger shares powerful and inspiring photos of her post-pregnancy body, 'jiggly bits' and all. This is what new motherhood looks like.

This Mom's Drawing Reveals an Undeniable Truth About Pumping

It's not often that you see something as mundane as pumping breast milk in art, but this California mother, who is using her artistic talents to celebrate pumping on Instagram, will make you really appreciate this daily task for so many moms. #pumpinggoals.

New Mom's Survival Guide

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Pregnant with Twins

Moms share their real life stories about being pregnant with twins.

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.

Week 38: Pain & Beauty

One mom-to-be touts the feel-good benefits of getting groomed and pampered before giving birth.

11 Things You Should Do Before You Have a Baby

Our readers' list of to-do's and splurges. Check them off your list before baby is born.

'I Found Out I Had Cancer at 29 Weeks Pregnant'

What would you do if you were diagnosed with cancer during your pregnancy? One expectant mom had some tough choices to make.

Mommy Brain: Yes, It's a Thing

"Momnesia" is real. Here's how to deal.

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.

Viral Video Proves Childbirth Can Be Amazingly Serene

This mama looks incredibly peaceful delivering her baby in a birthing pool, giving us major labor goals.

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

How life changes once you're a parent.

5 Maternity Photos to Boost Your Body Image

The Honest Body Project is back--and this time celebrating the beauty of pregnant women's bodies. Here's why photographer Natalie McCain turned her lens to the bump.

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