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.

Postpartum Care Kit For New Moms

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

Tips for How to Lose the Baby Weight

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

Blac Chyna Follows in Kim Kardashian's Footsteps With Pre-Pregnancy Throwback Photo

Blac Chyna posted a nude photograph of pre-pregnancy body with a comment indicating she can't wait to "bounce back" after baby. But is "bouncing back" really what moms need to think about days before they give birth?

How Long It Takes Your Belly to Go Down After Birth

A postpartum weight-loss timeline.

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.

Staying Healthy During Holiday Travel

It's hard enough being pregnant or caring for a newborn with your health and sanity intact, without adding the stress of travel and the risk of illness to the mix. Here are your best strategies for warding off aches and pains this holiday season.

Postpartum Products to Make Recovery Easier

From C-section scar healers to postpartum nutrition--and of course, lots and lots of pelvic support--these items will help ease your postpartum recovery so you can focus on your new little one.

Beyond The 'C'

Expert advice on recovering from a Cesarean section.

The Difference Between the Baby Blues and Postpartum Depression

What 70 percent of new moms need to know.

Your Changing Body After A C-Section

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

Self-Harm is the Leading Cause of Death Among This Group of Pregnant Women, New Moms

This is alarming: According to a new study, self-harm claims the lives of entirely too many pregnant women and new mothers.

Oh, Your Aching Head

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

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.

Real Moms Talk: Did I Just Pee My Pants?

Six real women share their postpartum leaking stories.

We Love the Message Behind This Mama's Stretch Mark Selfie

A mother of three recently shared a shot of her stretch marks. Why? Because she loves her body--and we love her body-positive philosophy.

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.

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.

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.

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.