As many experienced moms will agree, the term "baby weight" can be as misleading as the term "morning sickness." Just as morning sickness can plague a pregnant woman at all hours of the day, baby weight tends to hang on to mom long after the baby's evolved to a toddler, preschooler, and beyond. And there's a reason for that. Here, 12 factors that may be inhibiting your ability to ditch that extra "baby" bulk — whether it's been a few months, or a few years since your bundle of joy was born.
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