baby weight

Your Pregnancy Workout Routine Could Lower Your Risk of a C-Section Birth

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Exercising while pregnant may be another way to avoid a C-section birth. A new study conducted by Spanish researchers at the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid finds reduced medical intervention during delivery among the many benefits of regular exercise throughout pregnancy. The study followed nearly 300 women from the first trimester through... read more

Losing the Mommy Weight

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My weight has been going up (and up!) over the last couple of years. Here's my history: 2009: Got engaged at my lowest adult weight ever 2010: Got married 10 pounds heavier 2011: Got pregnant 20 pounds heavier than that 2012: Delivered my son at 25 pounds heavier than that After the birth of my... read more

Hilary Duff’s Realistic Weight Loss Plan

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Between the celebrity magazine covers, endorsement deals and never ending praise, it seems like everyone is obsessed with post-baby weight loss. But while Jessica Simpson and Beyonce have recently vocalized their weight-gain woes, the rest of us (see: normal folk) have marveled at their ambition to get back on the treadmill immediately after birth. That’s... read more

How I Lost My Baby Weight Like a Super-Stah

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Turns out I have something in common with Beyonce and Jessica Simpson, and it’s certainly not singing talent or a sense of style. We all had a bunch of pounds to drop post baby, and we needed help to do it. Beyonce enlisted the help of a personal trainer, and Jessica Simpson just announced... read more

How Jessica Simpson is Losing the Baby Weight

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Photo: Janet Mayer / PR Photos
New mom Jessica Simpson is ready to get back her pre-baby body. Her game plan? The singer tweeted recently, “so excited to be part of the Weight Watchers family.” Jessica told PEOPLE that she wants her diet to be more of a lifestyle, because she was a yo-yo dieter in the past. But while... read more