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Moms' Excess Pregnancy Weight Linked To Kids' Obesity

Posted 03.31.2015 | Parents

BY MADELINE KENNEDY Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:50am EDT (Reuters Health) – - Mothers who are overweight before pregnancy and those who gain too much wh...

The Pregnancy Sandwiches

Lisa Page Rosenberg | Posted 04.20.2015 | Parents
Lisa Page Rosenberg

After reading the plus sign on the home test, I waited 15 seconds and called Jeff at work on his cell phone. He answered from the lunch line where he was buying a chopped salad. I screamed, "Oh my God! We're pregnant!" It was not romantic, but it was effective.

15 Things You Should Never Say To a Pregnant Woman About Her Body

Damona Hoffman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Parents
Damona Hoffman

Since it seems that many people have no idea what is appropriate to say to a pregnant woman, I've written a few guidelines based on the comments that sent me home crying over my last two pregnancies.

Jessica Simpson Shuts Down Post-Pregnancy Fat-Shaming

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Jessica Simpson is the latest celebrity mom to speak out against the culture of post-pregnancy fat-shaming. Redbook magazine featured Simpson on th...

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!"

The Perils of Getting Dressed in the Morning: Maternity Edition

Elise Loehnen | Posted 04.06.2013 | Style
Elise Loehnen

All moaning and groaning aside, there are some huge sartorial upsides to pregnancy -- namely, the hosts of eensy patterned onesies I am itching to buy.

Catherine Pearson

Breastfeed Now, Stay Thin Later? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 07.11.2012 | Parents

Breastfeeding could influence a woman's weight later on in life, a new British study has found. Six months of breastfeeding could reduce the risk of o...

Mommyrexia: A Real Trend?

Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living

Weight loss after pregnancy is a common desire for new moms, but some are taking it to a whole new level by trying to stay skinny during their actual ...