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11 Ways to Feel Sexy in Your Post-Baby Body

Sure, babies change everything—including how you feel about your body. Even though you know what it took to create that baby you adore, getting your sexy back isn’t something that always magically happens exactly six weeks post baby. It’s normal to have some reservations and not feel your 100-percent vixen status after you welcome your firstborn. Plus, you might just not be in the mood.

10 Reasons You're Not Bonding with Your Better Half

I hear it often. "Before we had kids, we used to _____ all the time." Couples typically fill in the blank with something really fun that they used to do together, such as having lots of sex, adventures, great conversations, or laughing a lot. As a relationship therapist, I ask distressed couples who are in my office, "Why did you stop?"

Jenna Wolfe: Today Show Anchor, New Mom and Model of Motivation

Jenna Wolfe, The Today Show anchor and new mama, tells us her secret to staying focused in the newsroom, in the gym, and at home.

3 (Easy) Ways to Make the Most of Your Hair Color During the Fourth Trimester

When you've got a little sweetie, touching up your hair color slips way low on your priority list. Luckily, these genius products keep your shade vibrant for, like, ever. Give them a try!


How to Hide Your New-Mom Dark Under Eye Circles with Makeup

Having a cherubic baby of your very own? Super awesome. The late-night feedings and attendant under-eye circles? Less so. Follow these stealth makeup tricks, and you can lose those XXL sunglasses.

3 Sex Tips That Help You Bring Sexy Back After Baby

Lots of new moms aren't exactly in the mood for sex once Baby arrives, but if your guy isn't initiating either, don't assume he's not interested. A study from the University of Michigan suggests that a key reason dads avoid nooky is that they're worried about hurting their still-recovering partner.

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

Having a baby changes your body in unexpected ways. Case in point: pelvic organ prolapse. While childbirth is the main contributor, the condition usually develops in a woman’s late 40s or early 50s. Here’s what you need to know now.

How to Love Your Postpartum Body As It Is

When I got pregnant, I was bound and determined to look good after the baby was born. I admired those moms in my Facebook newsfeed whose hospital pictures showed them smiling with makeup on as they cuddled their newborn. That was totally going to be me. I even imagined all the comments people would make in on those first few pictures. "Congratulations! Baby and mama look great!"

In retrospect, this was a crazy notion. (Can I blame it on the hormones?) None of those things happened. Oh sure, people congratulated me on my baby, but I did not look good. Not at all.

The Best Postpartum Birth Control

People joke that having kids is the best form of birth control, but if you don’t want another baby right away, you need a method that really  works. Plus, research shows it’s optimal to wait at least 18 months before conceiving again in order to reduce the risk of having a preterm birth or a baby with low birthweight.