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Lauren London Shut Body-Shamers All The Way Down In The Most Graceful Way

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 03.01.2017 | Black Voices

Actress Lauren London was prompted to remind her 3.2 million Instagram followers on Tuesday that she remains self-loving and unbothered despite critic...

Is Motherhood Where Sexy Goes To Die?

Jacqueline Miller | Posted 07.14.2016 | Women
Jacqueline Miller

My greatest passion in life is to be the best mom possible. Beyond that, my passion is being an entrepreneur who empowers others mothers to gain clarity in their lives, enabling them to live it to the fullest.

The Battle Between Mom and Her Measurements

Carly Snyder, MD | Posted 12.08.2016 | Parents
Carly Snyder, MD

If you are pregnant, please, try not to be so hard on yourself. Don't miss out on your pregnancy by worrying about a few pounds. And everyone else -- please, give new moms a break. Don't "feed into" her anxiety. Instead, give her something good to eat, and remind her that she's glowing.

How You Might Be Offending Pregnant Couples Unintentionally

Jenna Wawrzyniec | Posted 10.21.2016 | Parents
Jenna Wawrzyniec

Most of the time these comments and questions are well-intended, but poorly phrased.

Climate Change Linked To Lower Birth Weight, Researchers Say

Take Part | Jade Walker | Posted 10.08.2015 | Healthy Living

When pregnant women in Africa work the fields during extremely hot days and live in areas with scant rainfall, their babies have a lower birth weight,...

How Breastfeeding Helps Tamera Mowry-Housley Shed Her Baby Weight

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.29.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Since giving birth to her second child earlier this year, actress and "The Real" co-host Tamera Mowry-Housley has been slowly shedding her baby weight...

A Year After Having A Baby, I Love My Body More Than Ever

Jen Picicci | Posted 05.21.2016 | Parents
Jen Picicci

Before I got pregnant, I spent more than a decade dieting, picking apart my every flaw and obsessing over my jean size. But now, as my daughter celebrates her first birthday, I'm happier than ever with my body. Yes, even the stretch marks.

4 Things We Can All Learn From P!NK and Kelly Clarkson's Responses to Body Shamers

Madeleine Melcher | Posted 06.15.2015 | Women
Madeleine Melcher

In a time when social media has brought body shaming to an all time high we need some reminders. We need to stop being our own worst critics, remember our worth and find our happy, all while setting the example for our kids.

It's Been 4 Years Since I've Worn These Jeans

Mama Bean | Posted 03.28.2015 | Parents
Mama Bean

My jeans and I aren't going out to bars anymore, as I'm wearing them to playdates and park trips instead. They feel stronger than before -- I'm not so worried about getting them dirty now. Much like myself, I suppose.

Goodbye, Skinny Genes

Sarah Maizes | Posted 10.28.2014 | Parents
Sarah Maizes

Sure, over the past 15 years I've given birth twice -- once to twins -- and I noticed that I am rounder, softer... a bit more "zaftig." There's a lot more "stuffing," as my daughter referred to it recently while pointing to a mound of bare skin bulging out between my pants and t-shirt.

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

Posted 05.21.2014 | Home

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.