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From flab to fab

Let's face it: baby fat is not cute. And by that, I don't mean your wee one's Dizzy Gillespie cheeks; I mean the stubborn cellulite-speckled deposits that cling to your thighs and add another cheek width to your already...

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bringing home baby

Bringing Home Baby: Now What?

Despite your best intentions, and even better laid plans, you are not going to be able to do it. It’s been attempted valiantly by millions of strong, dedicated women all over the world for generations. You new moms...

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Surrogacy

What you need to know about Surrogacy...

What is a surrogate? A surrogate is someone who carries your child in her womb and gives birth for you. Most people who are considering surrogacy probably already know this but did you know there are actually two types...

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20annoyingthings

20 Annoying Things about Staying at Home

1. The title “stay at home” is a passive-aggressive term. There is nothing flattering, glamorous, or remotely attractive about the word “stay.” “Too Much Woman to Be Confined to a Cubical Farm” works...

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Makeover

New Mom, New Image: A Mommy Makeover

After having four babies in five years, nursing for a total of forty-seven months and getting up at least once during the night for six years, I was groggy, saggy and stretched, to say the least. I hardly even felt like...

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Woman working out

Life after baby & a lifetime to give to...

Being a mom, possibly working and trying to keep everything together can take a toll on your self-esteem, health and well being. When you’re juggling your day to day routine, remember to take a little time out for...

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Battle

Battle of the Moms

In the left corner, wearing a tailored skirt suit, Manolo Blahniks, and jewellery is Career Mom. In the right corner, in yoga pants, a T-shirt with a conspicuous stain, flip flops, and not a stitch of makeup is At-home...

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BellyAches

Cesarean Recovery: What Every Mom-to-Be...

It can be impossible to predict ahead of time whether or not you will be delivering your baby via cesarean section. Therefore it's important to arm yourself with the facts about cesarean birth and recovery before you go...

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baddhakonasana

Ways to Destress During Pregnancy

It’s not just important to physical and mental wellbeing to relax in pregnancy, it’s a positive health command, as stress has been linked with premature birth, low birthweight, and infant behavioral problems. To...

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Backinthesaddle

Getting Back in the Saddle

Under any circumstances the road back to having a sex life after having a baby is tough. The OB’s standard advice is to wait six weeks after giving birth to have sex. This is not a number created to drive men crazy....

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BabyShowerGames

Baby Shower Games

Bottoms up: Get 5 little plastic babies (in the cake decorating department). Put them in a cup. Each guests get three "rolls" as they try to get the babies to land with their bottoms up. The player with the most bottoms...

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BabyFever

Baby Fever

Why It's So Easy to Over-shop for Baby? Finding yourself being hit with the urge to buy something - anything - for your baby-to-be? Sounds like you've been hit with a bad case of baby fever - a condition that tends...

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