Here at P&N, we’re as supportive of the moms who live in sweatpants for three months as those who hit the gym as soon as the doctor gives the green light. Either way, you’re going to go through a period when you just feel a little blah. To relieve postpartum frumpiness, try these tips and tricks.
[tip:] Your baby is your best accessory. Unless you have genes worthy of supermodel status, you’re going to have a belly pooch those first days (or even weeks) after your baby is born. You can’t expect something that was stretched … Continue reading →
Not feeling bootylicious after the birth of your baby? Pictures of celebrities in bikinis weeks after giving birth might be enough to make you swear off tabloids—or at least ice cream—forever, but don’t let it get you down.
We bring you the honest girl’s guide to the post-pregnancy body—because real women know that an awesome postpartum body is not exactly the norm. Worship yourself like the goddess you are, imperfections and all! Sore, engorged breasts Right after pregnancy, … Continue reading →
In most cases, all the extra weight doesn’t just fall off after pregnancy—a lot of moms are stuck with an extra 10 pounds that refuse to go quietly.
After the birth of my son, a few pounds of my pregnancy weight found a permanent home in my hips. I only gained 27 pounds, and according to the scale, I lost almost all of it within a few weeks. … Continue reading →
I was in shock—shock, I tell you—when I walked out of the hospital still looking pregnant. I figured once my 8-pound, 6-ounce baby had left my body, I would no longer look like I was smuggling a basketball in my … Continue reading →
Everybody offers to help you when you’ve got a new baby, but how do you take them up on it? We clue you in on how to survive the first weeks with a little help from your friends and family.
Anyone who has lived with a fresh-from-the-hospital newborn can tell you that it’s as hard as it is amazing. The first few weeks are almost always exhausting and overwhelming, and the key to surviving with your sanity intact is counting … Continue reading →