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Working Out Post-Baby, From Jenna Wolfe (VIDEO)

Posted 05.21.2014 | MarloThomas

After recently giving birth to a healthy baby girl, Weekend Today Show News Anchor and Personal Trainer Jenna Wolfe had some valuable first-hand wisdo...

Cindy Crawford: New Moms Shouldn't Focus On Losing Weight

Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.28.2014 | OWN

Cindy Crawford's body is one of the lynchpins of her uber-successful modeling career, which is why it might come as a surprise that the beauty gave he...

Jim Bob Duggar On Wife After 19 Kids: 'She's Found The Fountain Of Youth'

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.11.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Ahead of the eighth season of "19 Kids And Counting," 20 of the 21-member Duggar clan joined HuffPost Live to talk about life as a Duggar and the show...

Since When Did Pregnancy Become a Competitive Sport?

Katie Morford | Posted 03.16.2014 | Parents
Katie Morford

New moms have enough on their plates without the added pressure to be supermodel-slim straight out of the delivery room.

Fashion Faux Mas: 10 Reasons Moms Dress Like Crap

Amy Wruble | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Amy Wruble

Considering the collection of moist and disgusting things typically found in a mom's bag (cracker crumb lint, half-eaten banana, leaky sippy cup, used wipes and worse), her best bet is a diaper bag or waterproof tote. Clutches, I hardly knew ya.

My Not-So-Typical Before and After Fitness Journey

Rosalyn Fung | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Rosalyn Fung

As there are many positive aspects to having a bikini body, it can equally come with a lot of costs: undesirable thoughts, feelings and behaviors, especially if the positive attributes become extreme. Here's a timeline of my changing body throughout the past four and a half years.

How One New Mom Is Losing the Baby Weight With a Total Mind-Shift

Cooking Light | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Cooking Light

I've always read the advice to park in the spot farthest from the grocery store, or take the stairs instead of the elevator, but I've never been able to measure the impact before. Now that I can, I'm the first one jumping off the couch to do those calorie-burning chores.

What I Want My Daughter To See When She Touches My Belly

Joy Gabriel | Posted 09.30.2013 | Parents
Joy Gabriel

Is my body supposed to pretend it didn't rearrange all my organs and open my rib cage and my hips and grow a new human person and then proceed to feed and nourish that person from the very same body that delivered him, whole and perfect, into the world?

Redbook's Crazy Cover Reveal: A New Mom Who Hasn't Lost All the Weight

Jill Herzig | Posted 09.24.2013 | Parents
Jill Herzig

How did we get to this ridiculous place, where losing the baby weight is a competitive sport followed by millions?

Talking To Myself About TumTape

Lisa Belkin | Posted 09.07.2013 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

This is what women look like, people. We sag, particularly after we've have babies. Yes, even the women we see on magazine covers, with headlines that say things like "Body After Baby!"

Baby Weight, Be Gone!

Posted 06.27.2013 | Celebrity

Now that North West is born, Kim Kardashian is eager to shed the baby weight. The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star is reportedly looking to s...

Is Shakira 'Hooked' on Breastfeeding?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.31.2013 | Celebrity

Since giving birth to son Milan in January, Shakira has found breastfeeding to be a definite perk of motherhood. The 36-year-old Colombian singer and ...

Les Enfants Fantastiques! A Review of Pamela Druckerman's Bébé Day by Day'

Emma Jenner | Posted 07.21.2013 | Parents
Emma Jenner

They say that those who fight the hardest are those who are the most alike, so perhaps it shouldn't have surprised me that when it comes to parenting, the English and the French have quite a bit in common.

Bouncing Forward: The Post-Natal Recovery Experience Of A Fitness Expert

Lauren Boggi | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Boggi

It took me almost 365 days to just feel "normal," or, better yet, stable mentally and physically. Almost another year later and I'm finally feeling strong, lithe and sexy again -- in a whole new way, much different than before my pregnancy.

Baby Weight Wars

Bonnie Modugno, M.S., R.D. | Posted 07.15.2013 | Parents
Bonnie Modugno, M.S., R.D.

A recent People Magazine cover featured Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, and Kim Kardashian. According to popular opinion, one hasn't gained enough weight during pregnancy and the other much too much -- a perfect opportunity to educate a judgmental public.

WATCH: Beyoncé Gained How Much Baby Weight?

Posted 03.14.2013 | Black Voices

"Talking about weight can be a very touchy subject for women," according to Shape magazine editor-in-chief, Tara Kraft (and, well, millions of other m...

Why Do We Care About Snooki's Post Baby Weight Loss?

Erin Cox | Posted 05.12.2013 | Parents
Erin Cox

I have to say, "good for Snooki." Sadly, I am guessing she was under tremendous pressure. We take nine months to gain the weight and grow a healthy baby, so why shouldn't it take nine months to lose?

The Disturbing Discovery I Made In An Old Photo Of Myself

Candace Walsh | Posted 05.07.2013 | Parents
Candace Walsh

I stood looking at the photo. No one would think we were the same person. My hair was long again, my figure was trim and my kids were tall and lanky, bounding around the store. There was the ghost of motherhood past, staring back at me with bleary eyes.

An Open Letter to Hilary Duff

Michelle Noehren | Posted 02.13.2013 | Parents
Michelle Noehren

I saw the photos the paparazzi snapped of you leaving yoga class and the way the media twisted those photos into something negative. But you continued on, seeming to not let the media's obsession with your weight impact your desire to be a positive role model for other new moms. And that's where our bond comes in.

How I Lost The Baby Weight

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 02.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

Having recently gained 35 pounds when pregnant with my second daughter, I was left with 20 to lose upon returning home from the hospital and a closet full of non-maternity clothing that didn't fit. It wasn't easy, but I lost it all in about two months -- no starving and no gimmicks.

When Bodies Matter More Than Babies: The Jessica Simpson Edition

Michelle Konstantinovsky | Posted 01.30.2013 | Women
Michelle Konstantinovsky

I realize that by continually contributing to the uncalled-for public discourse surrounding Jessica Simpson's appearance, I'm arguably just feeding the image-focused fire. And yet, I can't keep my fingers off the keyboard every time the star makes headlines for all the wrong reasons.

'I Brought You Into The World And I Still Look Good'

Posted 10.23.2012 | Healthy Living

Given how exhausting our lives are, it's an accomplishment to fit in a regular exercise routine. So imagine keeping up a regime when you're nine month...

Baby Weight: Are You Feeding Your Toddler or Your Sweet Tooth?

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 11.26.2012 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

I believed postpartum weight loss was a given if you signed up for the hectic schedule of baby duty. What I didn't realize was that this weight loss could be thwarted by another person's menu change -- your baby's.

The Topic We All Need to Get Over

Michelle Konstantinovsky | Posted 11.06.2012 | Women
Michelle Konstantinovsky

It's become increasingly difficult to sidestep the seemingly endless amount of postpartum-body negativity.

Tracy Anderson, Moms Come in All Shapes and Sizes

Eva Glettner | Posted 10.30.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

Congratulations, Tracy, here's your fifteen minutes of fame.