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Hilaria Baldwin’s New Yoga Partners? Carmen and Giada De Laurentiis

03/29/2014 at 11:00 AM ET

Hilaria Baldwin has no problem showing off her yoga poses everywhere from the park to the pedicure chair.

But for her, it isn’t only about playing up to the paparazzi. It’s a practice that she takes seriously and really believes can help new moms.

Recently, Baldwin took time to share some postpartum-friendly poses and tips with Giada De Laurentiis for Giada Weekly, the chef’s online magazine. And she brought along a special guest for the demo: 7-month old daughter Carmen Gabriela!

Hilaria Baldwin Yoga Daughter Carmen Giada Weekly Giada De LaurentiisCourtesy Giada

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Miranda Kerr: Flynn Is My Little Workout Buddy

03/20/2014 at 10:00 AM ET

Miranda Kerr Reebook Sneaker Son Flynn Workout BuddyCourtesy Reebok

Miranda Kerr‘s healthy lifestyle is definitely rubbing off on 3-year-old son, Flynn. And he has quite the impressive vocabulary to prove it.

“The other day he was like, ‘Mama, I want to make a smoothie.’ He wanted to make his own smoothie, and then he said, ‘This one’s for you. It’s full of antioxidants,’” the model mom told PEOPLE at a Reebok event in N.Y.C.

“He’s three years old, how does he know that? He obviously heard me talking.”

Kerr’s little boy has also become a big part of her fitness routine. “We dance all the time, he loves it. It’s one of his favorite things.”
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Great Ideas! Hilaria Baldwin Shares 5 Pregnancy Yoga Moves You Have to Try

10/03/2013 at 11:00 AM ET

Hilaria Baldwin Pregnancy Yoga DVD Alec BaldwinAcacia/Arthur Cohen

Before welcoming daughter Carmen last August, Hilaria Baldwin decided to put her fitness expertise to good use.

The longtime yoga instructor and cofounder of Yoga Vida created her first ever pregnancy exercising DVD titled Fit Mommy-to-Be: Prenatal Yoga ($17) — and used herself as the model.

The glowing mom-to-be (she was 7 months pregnant at the time!) filmed three simple and effective workouts for each trimester to help expectant women gain more flexibility and more strength before giving birth.

“[The program] I’ve designed helped keep me fit and feeling great throughout my pregnancy,” says the EXTRA special correspondent.

Added bonus: Husband Alec Baldwin makes a cute cameo during the stretching session.
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Great Ideas! 5 Tips to Make Post-Baby Exercise a Success

02/15/2013 at 02:00 PM ET

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When it comes to whipping your post-baby body back to its former shape, Kristin McGee knows what she’s talking about.

The yoga and Pilates expert has trained everyone from Bethenny Frankel to good pal Tina Fey (she once appeared on 30 Rock). She also works with dads — Steve Martin and wife Anne Stringfield are clients too.

Check out her post-baby exercising tips below.

VIEW THE GALLERY: 5 Tips to Make Post-Baby Exercise a Success

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Great Ideas! 7 Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

01/10/2013 at 02:00 PM ET

Great Ideas! 7 Tips for a Good Night's Sleep
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After being unable to find a definitive source on motherhood, author (and mother of four!) Heather Porter spent years researching and reaching out to experts so she could write Body Back, a true manual for all moms.

“This is the book I needed when I had my first child; my only regret is that I didn’t write it until I had my fourth,” she says.

Since she knows firsthand how hard it is for new mom’s to get rest, Porter shared her best tips to make it easier.

VIEW THE GALLERY: 7 Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Great Ideas! 7 Ways to Make Post-Baby Exercising Easy

01/09/2013 at 02:00 PM ET

Great Ideas! 7 Ways to Make Post-Baby Exercising Easy
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After dedicating herself to a more healthy lifestyle, Fit for Expecting founder Jennifer Tucker Johnson turned her attention to new moms.

The certified perinatal exercise specialist’s goal was to combat all the misinformation about post-pregnancy exercising, as well as create exercise plans that accommodate their busy lifestyles. Mission accomplished.

To help new mothers get a jump start, Tucker Johnson shared some easy to follow tips. Check them out below.

VIEW THE GALLERY: 7 Ways to Make Post-Baby Exercising Easy

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Giveaway: A Gift Certificate from Afterschool.com (a $100 Value!)

11/19/2012 at 12:00 AM ET

Giveaway: A Gift Certificate from Afterschool.com (a $100 Value!)
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Whether you’re shopping for soccer cleats, tennis rackets or footballs, this site has all the gear your kids will need for their after school activities.

And to celebrate the e-shop’s launch, they’re giving away a $100 gift certificate to one lucky Moms & Babies reader.

Hurry up and enter for your chance to win! Online entries must be received between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on 11/19/12 and 11:59 p.m. (ET) on 11/25/12. See Official Rules.

Added bonus: They’re also giving readers 30 percent off their purchase on the site. This offer is also valid at toy e-shop YoYo.com and children’s book site, Bookworm.com.

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