In an Instagram interview, Mandy Moore spoke openly about her postpartum struggles, including anxiety, staying in touch with friends, and her body.
Fathers with higher levels of oxytocin in their blood may have a more empathetic and baby-led style of parenting, a small study at USC shows.
Dr. Gowri Motha, an OB-GYN who's assisted high-profile clients, including Meghan Markle via telephone, also recommended belly wraps and massage.
To lose weight after pregnancy, try the following tips: breastfeed, eat small meals, snack healthily, don't skip breakfast, and exercise regularly.
The golden rule for increasing breast milk is practice, practice, practice. The more milk you extract right after giving birth, the better.
After weeks of dizziness, exhaustion, and sluggishness, E News' Morgan Stewart was diagnosed with a thyroid condition.
Freshly pumped breast milk can be stored in the back of the fridge for up to four days or in the freezer for up to one year.
Postpartum soldiers now have a full year instead of 180 days to meet body fat requirements, it was announced on Friday.
Four months after having my first child, I challenged myself to run every day for a month to start exercising again. Throughout the challenge, physical pain and parental obligations kept me from actually being able to run every day. Running made me feel stronger, more confident, and more at peace […]
Women of all ages should consider working out their pelvic floor muscles before something goes wrong. Younger women can strengthen their pelvic floors with core exercises, while women who have given birth should focus on isolating their pelvic floor muscles. Yoga and pilates can help elongate the pelvic floor muscles […]
Men can get postpartum depression, even though it’s more commonly associated with women. Research has found that about 4% to 25% of new fathers experience postpartum depression after their child’s birth, and it’s 2.5 times more likely if their partner also has it. Here’s how to know if men have […]
Freshly expressed breast milk can sit out at room temperature for 4 hours. You can store breast milk in the fridge for up to 4 days and in the freezer for 6 to 12 months. You can tell when breast milk has gone bad because it will smell or taste […]
Finland’s government, led by 34-year-old Prime Minister Sanna Marin, just approved a new policy that gives both parents seven months of leave after childbirth. The policy could positively impact new mothers. Women’s physical and mental health benefits with another partner at home after a child is born, research suggests. In […]
Postpartum depression, like many other mental health issues, is often stigmatised. Many celebrities have opened up about their difficult experiences with postpartum. Princess Diana, Cardi B, and Chrissy Teigen are some of many stars who have publicly shared their experiences with postpartum. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Many individuals […]
Research suggests that roughly 1 in 20 pregnant women are suffering from an eating disorder(ED). Physical and emotional changes during pregnancy – and the postpartum period – can exacerbate these already life-threatening illnesses. Many choose to shoulder their condition in silence, fearing judgment if they tell family, friends, or doctors. […]