My Postpartum Body

The time after you deliver your baby is often referred to as postpartum. Your body doesn't stop changing after Baby arrives. Get the scoop on what to expect postpartum, including getting your period back, hair loss, weight loss (or gain!), constipation, and more.

Postbaby Waist Training: What You Need to Know

Corsets and other waist trainers may be on trend, but are they on target? We asked the experts if you can corset your way back to your pre-baby bod.

Dealing with Postpartum Hair Loss

Minimize the trauma that can accompany hair loss.

These Drawings of Your Boobs' Life Cycle Are Funny 'Cause They're True

This mom blogger depicts each stage of a breast's life, from perky to saggy, in hilarious illustrations.

9 Surprising Postpartum Aches and Pains

You expect to be a little sore after delivery, but the truth is, you may experience days or weeks of postpartum problems. From bloated breasts to weird cramps, here's how to deal with them.

Irregular Periods

Dr. Elizabeth Pryor answers the question, I haven't gotten my period in a few months. What's going on?

The First Week After Having a Cesarean Section

Whether you know you're having a cesarean section or just want to be prepared, read this mom's journal of recovery after c-section.

Vaginal Tearing During Childbirth: What You Need to Know

Scared of getting a tear down there? Why perineal tearing happens--and what you can do about it.

11 Ways Your Body Changes After Pregnancy

How will your body look after your baby arrives? Here, the major changes you'll experience, from hair loss to constipation.

6 Postpartum Body Problems--And How to Fix Them

Your pregnancy pounds ultimately go away, but what about c-section scars, sagging breasts, stretch marks or varicose veins? Here are tips on how to recover from some of the biggest body issues after baby.

Drugstore Staples You'll Need After You Deliver

You may be surprised by some of the supplies that will come in handy while you're recovering from childbirth.

Snooki Had the Best Response When Her Kids Asked About the 'Lines' on Her Stomach

The former Jersey Shore star is wearing her stretch marks with pride and teaching her kids about where they come from.

Healing Hints: What Postpartum Recovery Is Really Like

Get advice on how to give your body some special TLC after your baby arrives.

Postpartum Depression: Postpartum Anxiety

Anxiety is normal in new moms, but sometimes it can reach an extreme known as postpartum anxiety. Dr. Judy Greene outlines the symptoms of postpartum anxiety and explains how you can seek treatment.

Postpartum Exercise: Tips For New Moms

Ready to get back in shape? Find out how long you should wait after giving birth before beginning a postpartum exercise routine.

4 Painful Postpartum Problems

Nobody wants to talk about vaginal tears, pelvic prolapse or hemorrhoids, but they do happen to some women after labor and delivery. Here, what to expect and how to deal with them.

Have Your Abs Separated After Pregnancy?

Leah Keller, creator of The Dia Method, shows you how to check for diastasis recti (or abdominal separation) and discusses exercises that have been proven to treat it.

Boost Your Body Confidence

Parents polled moms about their top post-baby body bummers and the biggest issues were arms, belly, and overall weight. We brought in fitness expert Tracey Mallett, creator of the Get Your Body Back DVD, to design three fitness plans to get you in great shape.

Your Period After Pregnancy: What to Expect

Your menstrual cycle has been on hiatus. Be prepared for some changes when it resumes.

Diastasis Recti Exercises: Do's and Don'ts for Your Postpartum Pooch

Eager to get your pre-baby body back? Before you do a single crunch, read our guide to safe exercises you can do to help heal diastasis recti.

Diastasis Recti: The Postpartum Body Problem No One Talks About

If your tummy still looks pregnant months after delivery, a postpartum abdominal condition called diastasis recti might be to blame. We've got the facts you need to know about this common post-baby condition.

8 Ways to Make Your Vag Feel Better After Birth

Struggling with postpartum pain? We rounded up some mom-loved, doctor-approved remedies to make your lady parts feel better fast.

Breast Changes Before and After Baby

Here's how your breasts keep changing through pregnancy and after.

The Benefits of Walking for Pregnant and New Moms

Attention, both expecting and new moms. Get in shape just by putting one foot in front of the other.

Age at First Pregnancy Might Predict Your Health Later in Life

A new study says a woman's health at age 40 is linked to how old she was when she had her first baby.

Chrissy Teigen Gets Real About Celebs Who Shed the Baby Weight ASAP

Nobody should feel like that's normal or realistic, she says.

Postpartum Depression: Postpartum Depression vs. Baby Blues

Is it just the baby blues or something more serious? Dr. Judy Greene describes the difference between the baby blues and the symptoms of postpartum depression.