How to Lose The Baby Weight in Just Three Lightning-Fast Years

Right after I had a baby, I remember thinking how weird it felt to go out for the first time for a quick errand without her. I pulled on my maternity maxi dress, the one I would wear often for another six months, and surveyed the scene, thinking, "If I don't have my baby with me in public, how will anyone I run into… »4/15/13 11:40am4/15/13 11:40am

I Spent $7800 (and Counting) Trying to Lose the Baby Weight

I gained 80 pounds during my pregnancy. Yes, I know, that's excessive for a single birth. Whatever. Let's not dwell on it. The point is, for the past 13 months, I've been barreling down the long road back to my pre-baby size, like a truck wearing one of those big, yellow "wide-load" banners. But I've finally arrived… »10/22/12 6:00pm10/22/12 6:00pm

Former Us Weekly Editor Has No Right to Be Pissed About the Post-Baby Body Obsession

Janice Min was recently humiliated when—at four months postpartum—her manicurist thought she was still pregnant. Min was so riled up that she penned a piece for the New York Times about how unrealistic, unfair, and unkind our attitudes about new mothers have become, expecting women to get back to their pre-baby bodies… »8/20/12 3:30pm8/20/12 3:30pm