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Breastfeeding is a Waste of Time! (Wait, What?)

Just when you thought giving birth was the hard part, you hit some serious breastfeeding hiccups (not the cute kind your baby makes after dinner). But as any new mother can attest, breastfeeding isn’t easy. In fact, you’ve probably wondered if it’s really worth the blood (yes, blood), sweat, and tears.

Danielle Jonas Talks Childbirth, Breastfeeding, and Alena Rose

Reality star (and Fit Pregnancy cover star) Danielle Jonas is "tired but doing well" as she navigates the early days of new motherhood. The Married to Jonas star, 26, and husband, pop star Kevin Jonas, 26, welcomed their first child, daughter Alena Rose, on February 2.

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How a "DWTS" Alum Shapes Up After Childbirth

Get More:  See the full Kristin Cavallari cover story—with Kristin's fashion secrets—in our April/May issue, on newsstands March 31st, or download it on iTunes on March 28th.

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5 Words You Should Never Say to Your Kids (Or Should You?)

Not too long ago, a parent who didn't set firm rules, tell her children to behave themselves or punish them when they acted out was thought to be an irresponsible parent. Now, in contrast, some of the most popular and commonly used words in parenting are considered to be off limits for the up-to-date and discerning parent. When did these words become, well, dirty? Here are some examples:

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Motherhood Tip: Stop Trying to Be Perfect!

Her kids always sleep through the night; she always has dinner on the table; she “gets her body back” two months after labor; she never gets tired (ha!); and never feels like she’s running on empty (which is totally possible, if "never" means "usually.") Does this sound like a standard of motherhood you'd like to acheive?

Related: Why We Shouldn't Lie About New Motherhood

Baby’s First Teeth: How to Care for Them

By the time your child is 5, more than 30 percent of his classmates will have tooth decay, which can be well advanced even by age 3. “Early preventative care is the key to keeping your baby cavity-free,” says Elizabeth a. Shick, D.D.S., M.P.H., assistant professor of pediatric dentistry at the University of Colorado, Denver School of Dental Medicine.

Related: The New Mom's Survival Guide

The Most Popular Baby Names of 2014?

Heidi's Klum's catchphrase, "One day you're in, and the next day you're out," might as well have been spoken about baby names. Over the years, we’ve seen names come, go, and even make a few comebacks. So, to help you find the right name for your baby-to-be, we polled the nation’s leading baby name experts on what we can expect from the coming year. Here are the baby name trends that will rock the name runway in 2014.

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