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Wearing a hip-hugging orange Alice by Temperley dress and a pair of towering Christian Louboutins, the superstar flaunted her enviable-as-ever figure in N.Y.C. just one month after welcoming daughter Blue Ivy Carter at husband Jay-Z's Carnegie Hall concert. Her secret? Breast-feeding, 90-minute workouts three times a week and a strict protein-based diet.
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Two months after welcoming her first son Samuel, the actress glowed in a belted black Michael Kors sheath with crisscross sandals and gold jewelry on April 26 at Las Vegas's CinemaCon. The Alias veteran, who's no stranger to workouts, hopes this rubs off on her children. "I think if your kids see you exercising they'll grow up exercising," she told iVillage.
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Right after wrapping Black Swan, the Oscar-winning actress announced she was expecting her first child with now husband Benjamin Millepied. Well, all that dancing during the early stages of her pregnancy must have paid off! Just nine months after welcoming son Aleph, she returned to the Oscars in a fitted vintage gown that revealed her stunning post-baby shape.
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After maintaining a vegan diet during her pregnancy, the Bones actress showed off her newly svelte figure with sister Zooey Deschanel on the 2012 Golden Globes red carpet – only three months after giving birth to son Henry. But she didn't stop there: On March 8, she was picture-perfect at L.A.'s Paleyfest 2012.
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During her second pregnancy with son Marcelo, whom she welcomed on Oct. 8, Landry regularly chowed down on grilled cheese sandwiches to combat morning sickness. But by March, the gorgeous mom of two was turning heads in slim-cut green trousers and a white peek-a-boo top at the L.A. premiere of Mirror Mirror .
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Just over four months after welcoming second son Kez Sunday, the famously curvy actress hit the red carpet wearing skintight black pants, a flowing art-print shirt and booties at a Beverly Hills Oscar viewing party on Feb. 26.
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What baby weight! After happily sharing the news of the Jan. 4 birth of her first child with husband Eric Winter, a toned Sénchez celebrated her 39th birthday on April 4 in a slim-fit maxidress in West Hollywood.
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A devotee of the Tracy Anderson Method, the Something Borrowed star revealed her white-hot bikini body in France just seven weeks after the July 9 arrival of baby Bingham. By November, Hudson, 32, had danced herself back into tip-top shape, rocking a daring black Stella McCartney cutout gown at the British Fashion Awards.
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After feasting on gluten-free pancakes during her pregnancy, the Dark Horse actress looked lean in green on the red carpet at September's Venice Film Festival – just six week after giving birth to son Arthur. "I'm at the point where I can exercise," she told E! Online about her postpartum commitment to hitting the gym.
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The superstar mom admitted she tipped the scales at "a number that I never want to see again" by the end of her tough pregnancy with twins Moroccan and Monroe. Unable to exercise for several weeks after her April 30 C-section, the Grammy winner turned to the Jenny diet plan. "The first week, I lost 40 lbs. ... of just water," she told Rosie O'Donnell in November, revealing a slim physique and 70 lb.-weight loss.
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Even a painful slipped disc after the July 10 birth of daughter Harper didn't stop the British fashionista, 37, from slipping right back into her sleek signature dresses eight weeks later at New York Fashion Week. "I run four miles a day on the treadmill. I know that works for me, so I've kind of trained myself," the super-fit mom of four told Allure magazine about her strict pre-baby prep.
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The dedicated second-time mom slimmed down with a 1,200-calories-a-day meal-delivery diet and daily gym sessions after the Aug. 13 birth of daughter Haven. Three months later, the 30-year-old star showed off the stunning results with a chic red carpet reveal at the Armani Hotel Milano. "Working out every day for even just 45 minutes is good for my mental state," she told Lucky magazine.
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Pink's intense six-days-a-week pre-pregnancy workout included "an hour of cardio, then an hour of P90X or yoga, then a half-hour of warm-up [during show rehearsal]"]," she told Women's Health magazine. After the June 2 arrival of daughter Willow, the rocker mom eased herself back into action with gentle walks before resuming her gym sessions. By Nov. 13, Pink was showing off a sleek post-baby bod at the L.A. premiere of Happy Feet Two.
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Though she admitted to craving "anything fried and cheesy" during her pregnancy, the first-time mom stayed in shape with prenatal gym sessions before the Jan. 27 arrival of daughter Sadie. Getting back in front of the camera after her daughter's birth, the Up All Night star, 40, whittled her waistline with the Mother Tucker Compression Tank. "It tucks it all in," she told Jay Leno.
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Filming Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides during her pregnancy, the Spanish beauty's unusual prenatal workout routine included sword fighting! "I’d trained for two months before we started shooting," she told Britain's Daily Mirror. After the Jan. 22 birth of her son, Leo, the former dancer, 37, credited her speedy slim-down to regular ballet sessions and a healthy Mediterranean diet, flaunting her hard work less than three months later at her Hollywood Walk of Fame star ceremony.