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New Parents Eat More, Exercise Less Than Their Childless Peers

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Diet habits are worse among new parents. Credit: Getty Images Babies add so much to their parents' lives -- love, compassion and, oh, yeah, extra pounds. A new study out of the University of...
Study shows young, new parents take in more calories than their peers who don't have kids.

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The upside of no longer being pregnant

Many women get depressed over the fact that they are no longer pregnant. They miss having a baby tucked warmly, safely away inside of them. Some believe that post-partum depression in part derives from this feeling. But, I can personally attest, the...

Traumatic birth may put moms at risk for PTSD

Childbirth is no walk in the park, that's for sure. But for a majority of women, the experience is a positive one. We made need a little time to let the memory of painful contractions fade or for stitches to heal, but the rewards definitely outweigh ...

The maternity haircut

I used to have long hair. Long, long, long, hair. The kind that you dream about having when you're a little girl--the kind that makes you look and feel like a princess or like you should always and only be seen riding atop a racing stallion on the ...

Bad Ass Balms for new moms and babies

Least Likely 2 Breed, a company founded by the hilarious Leigh Stevens, is just brimming with fantastic balms for the new parent and baby. Bad Ass Booty Balm is a paraben-free diaper rash ointment with natural ingredients (such as aloe butter, lanoli...

Moms turning to bottle too soon

It has been well-established that breastfeeding is good for the health of your baby. Mother's milk offers natural protection against diseases that formula just cannot. Dr. David Paige, a Johns Hopkins University reproductive health expert says that i...

Gift guide for new moms and moms-to-be

Too often, new moms and moms-to-be will say things such as "oh, don't worry about me, let's think/talk/buy for the baby." But, if you're like me, and you're looking for a present, buying both a gift for mom and baby is fun. After taking a look at the...

Blogging Baby Size Six: Six things I swore I'd never do as a mom

Before I actually became a mother, I had many ideas and ideals about motherhood. I thought that moms were just lazy, or ill-informed, and that I was clever enough to break the cycle. I was going to break new ground. It didn't take long to learn that ...

Rookie Moms offers great ideas for new parents

Rookie Moms is a site from two self-proclaimed "Geeky Girls" from Berkeley, California who wanted to come up with an activity a day on their site. As they say, "Sometimes for new moms, it's hard to think (admit it, you agree) and it's just nice to be...

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