Who has the best body after baby?

01 of 07

HALLE BERRY

HALLE BERRY
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WINNER
Less than six months after giving birth to daughter Nahla Ariela on March 16, the Oscar winner was back in movie-star shape – thanks to 60-minute sessions, five days a week, with a trainer.

02 of 07

NICOLE KIDMAN

NICOLE KIDMAN
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The actress was spotted at a spinning class just a day before giving birth to daughter Sunday Rose on July 7, and was back on the bike three weeks later. She then showed off her famously slim figure on Sept. 8 in London – just two months after giving birth!

03 of 07

JESSICA ALBA

JESSICA ALBA
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Admitting that she "never felt less sexy" than when she was pregnant, Alba wasted no time after the June 7 birth of daughter Honor Marie. Thanks to hour-long workouts, five or six days a week – plus a strict diet of 1,700 calories a day, according to trainer Ramona Braganza – the actress (at the ALMA Awards) dropped 25 lbs. in three months.

04 of 07

NICOLE RICHIE

NICOLE RICHIE
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"I felt great physically," Richie told PEOPLE of gaining pregnancy weight. "It wasn't something I thought about. It was more like, 'What am I going to wear?' When I stopped fitting into my jeans, I wore leggings." And after Harlow Winter's birth Jan. 11, her body bounced back naturally. "People asked me if I work out. I'm like, 'I don't know what kind of time you think I have!'"

05 of 07

GWEN STEFANI

GWEN STEFANI
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The singer – who admitted to Harper's Bazaar that her weight is "an ongoing battle and it's a nightmare" – looked lean and chic less than two months after the Aug. 21 birth of her second son, Zuma Nesta Rock. "It's so much work [after pregnancy] to get the weight off," she has said. "If you just do it, it comes off."

06 of 07

CHRISTINA AGUILERA

CHRISTINA AGUILERA
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"I never felt my weight get out of hand," the singer said about carrying son Max Liron, born Jan. 12. So she waited until mid-March to exercise with trainer Tee Sorge. "I do the treadmill, I box, and I do a lot of weights. I feel so much better when I work out." She also burns calories breast-feeding – and by summer, Aguilera was back in body-hugging dresses.

07 of 07

JENNIFER LOPEZ

JENNIFER LOPEZ
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She gained 50 lbs. during pregnancy, but Lopez didn't let that get in the way of a glam night in New York, just weeks before the Feb. 22 birth of twins Max and Emme. She took it easy for four months – then started working out six times a week with Gunnar Peterson, who trained her for a charity triathalon in September.

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