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Feb. 24, 2011
When you were pregnant, you probably had more advice from friends, family and even strangers than you ever wanted. But we bet not a lot of people are telling you about the trials and tribulations your body will endure after you deliver.
Nov. 15, 2010
Breastfeeding takes some getting used to. Here are some tips for nursing mothers to make the process easier and more enjoyable.
Mar. 23, 2010
Many women assume that after giving birth, their swollen fingers and ankles will shrink back to a normal size. But during the first week after delivery -- when moms are acclimating to life with a newborn -- serious swelling can strike.
Feb. 8, 2010
Parents make lots of choices before their little one arrives in the world: What shall we name him or her? How will we decorate the nursery? What doctor will be our pediatrician? One decision parents must grapple with is how to feed the baby. Some parents go for bottles and formula, while others choose to breast-feed. How much do you know about the latter option?
Jan. 22, 2010
Postpartum depression can make mothers feel anxious, fatigued and filled with despair. Infants don't know it, of course, but that same depression could also cause them long-term problems. (As if depressed new moms need more guilt.)
Jan. 22, 2010
Stretch marks are one of pregnancy's least-loved side effects -- way down there with bloating and morning sickness. Is there any way to rid yourself of these itchy scars, or at least make them fade away faster?
Nov. 28, 2006
The time immediately after you deliver a baby is hectic, but daily activity will rejuvenate you. Find out how to get back into a workout routine after giving birth.
Nov. 15, 2006
After your baby arrives, there will be much to do in the first few hours of life. There are several health tests to conduct and several decisions to make. Find out what to expect on the first day.
Sep. 19, 2006
The decision to breastfeed or bottle-feed is yours to make. Since you are the one taking care of your baby, you must feel comfortable with the decision. Learn how breast-feeding works.
Sep. 18, 2006
You probably have some specific concerns about the nutritional needs of both you and your baby. Like most mothers, you may be concerned about losing the weight you gained during pregnancy. Learn about postpartum nutrition guidelines.