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Safe Exercises Before and After Pregnancy

Safe Exercises Before and After Pregnancy

It is so important for women to engage in regular exercises during and after the birthing process.

Becoming Supermom: The Unique Challenges of Multiples

Becoming Supermom: The Unique Challenges of Multiples

There is nothing quite like the moment you hear those life-changing words: “Congratulations, you’re having twins!” What follows is likely excitement, intrigue, and absolute astonishment — accompanied by visions of double everything... With the birth of your new bundles of joy comes the birth of your new role: Supermom.

Stay in Shape Like the Pros

Stay in Shape Like the Pros

With the U.S. Open underway in New York, we spoke to two former tennis players who are now moms. These two chic moms know how to stay in shape and look good while doing it! Here they share their advice.

Just for Moms: Oh Mama!

Just for Moms: Oh Mama!

Now that I am six months pregnant and expecting my second girl at the end of November, I have maternity on the brain! So here's my take on the best of maternity beauty and style products.

Protect Yourself! Skin Safey Tips

Protect Yourself! Skin Safey Tips

Summer is here! It's sunny, hot and we are all outdoors more. Here are some easy tips to protect your skin, keeping it healthy but still looking great this season.

You Stroll Girl! Great News for Stroller Moms

You Stroll Girl! Great News for Stroller Moms

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has just released surprising results from a new study that measured the health benefits of fitness walking with your baby in a stroller. Research concludes that the intensity of the activity is almost double than previously assumed and meets current health guidelines.

Will YOUR Pregnancy Go Full Term?

Will YOUR Pregnancy Go Full Term?

While the goal is for every baby to be born healthy and at full term, the reality is that premature birth, also known as preterm birth, is the number one obstetric problem and the number one cause of death for newborns in the country.

Chic Moms On The Go: Spring into Summer Skin

Chic Moms On The Go: Spring into Summer Skin

Spring is almost here! Time to put some spring into your winter skin! Here are 4 tips to get the skin on your face and your body looking its best in this new season...

Giving Up Joe for the Baby’s Sake

Giving Up Joe for the Baby’s Sake

Alcohol is clear; pregnancy is the time to abstain. But the subject of coffee and tea has been a cloudy one.

As Fresh As It Gets

As Fresh As It Gets

Getting fresh, the parent’s lament, has taken on a whole new meaning in Park Slope. Two local women have just opened Get Fresh, a take-out shop with prepared food that you finish cooking at home.

Chic Moms: Be Mine . . . Valentine Beauty

Chic Moms: Be Mine . . . Valentine Beauty

Simple and fun ways for you to feel all the love Valentine’s Day has to offer!

Have Some More (of the good stuff): Eating Healthy

Have Some More (of the good stuff): Eating Healthy

Ellie Krieger, an Upper West Side mom and Food Network host, recently took the Just One More for Healthy Living pledge. As a registered dietitian and author of Small Changes, Big Results: A 12-Week Action Plan to a Better Life (Three Rivers Press), she pledged to add ‘just one more’ daily serving of fruits and vegetables to her family’s meals.

Mama Knows

Mama Knows

When Andi Silverman was a new mom and had questions about breastfeeding, she couldn’t find a ‘user-friendly’ book. The reference manuals she consulted didn’t offer her the tips and information she wanted to have right at hand. So, as a journalist, she set about finding the answers. The result is the new book, Mama Knows Breast: A Beginner's Guide to Breastfeeding (

Honoring Young Women in Westchester

Honoring Young Women in Westchester

Judith Sheindlin is best known for her daytime television series, Judge Judy, where she presides over cases both outlandish and mundane. But when she isn’t dispensing words of wisdom to those who appear before her, Judge Judy focuses on helping others in the Westchester County community.

Things That Go Bump in the Closet: A Maternity Boutique

Things That Go Bump in the Closet: A Maternity Boutique

The two Park Slope moms who have created a stylish maternity boutique, Bump Brooklyn, embrace the motto: “Give up wine, coffee and sushi — not fashion.”

Christopher's Mom

Christopher's Mom

After seven years of intensive treatment for unexplained infertility, and after seven years of ignoring the problem while dealing with a live-in mother-in-law with Alzheimer's disease, I was sure infertility would leave me emotionally hobbled forever.

I Want My Pre-Pregnancy Body Back!

I Want My Pre-Pregnancy Body Back!

It’s never easy to lose weight after a pregnancy, and the more children you have, the harder it can seem.

Back from the Brink

Back from the Brink

A not-very-funny thing happened to me on the way to having three children. I had become quite chubby. Not just plump but soft, jiggly, mushy

Mom’s not happy!

Mom’s not happy!

A new survey of 1,062 moms reveals that most mothers today view themselves as the least happy family member.

Shy Kid? Stressed Mom?

Shy Kid? Stressed Mom?

A new study contends that shyness in kids could be related to being raised by stressed-out parents.

Balanced Moms: make it happen!

Balanced Moms: make it happen!

It’s a pretty well known fact: Moms are pulled in many directions and their to-do lists almost never get completely crossed off.

Keeping up with Pregnancy

Keeping up with Pregnancy

There are many petty annoyances of pregnancy — odd cramps, strange cravings, grossly distended body parts. For Claudia Weber, one of the indignities was the inability to keep her pants up.

Get Real, Mom!

Get Real, Mom!

It’s OK to feel ambivalent about motherhood.

Becoming a Mother—Making Sense of It All

Becoming a Mother—Making Sense of It All

The transition to motherhood is a profound step in a woman's life. One day she is "just a woman", and then literally overnight, whether she gives birth or adopts, she becomes someone's mother.

4 Great Skin Savers

4 Great Skin Savers

Moms can get a jump on summer beauty routines with tips from a New York mom and founder of Mommy Makeup.




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