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23 Year Old Mother of One – A Year Later (Jennifer)

June 5, 2009

I got pregnant with my son when I was 22 years old around Christmas time. My husband had just returned from Iraq and we planned to try for a child. A month later, we were pregnant! We found out it was a boy and from there were so excited to be parents. I was 109 lbs then with a 5’3 body frame and have been stick then my whole life. My family is use to having big babies and never thought I would have one. Once I pushed my son out, my stomach sunk in like I’ve never seen before. HE WAS BEAUTIFUL! (he still is) and I couldn’t stop telling him how gorgeous he was! Then they weighed him. Coming out at 9lbs 4 oz and 20 1/2 inches long! It was the most amazing thing, I felt incredibly connected to him! (The next month my sister had a baby the same size!!!) Afterwards, I noticed my belly button had loose skin.Afterwards we went through another deployment and I barely ever worked out nor did I want too. And I still havent (he is now home, again!). I am very comfortable in my skin now. I have come to terms with the loose skin and stretch marks. He came out healthy and is an incredibly sweet little boy, so I know how blessed I am. I went back to being tiny again, just had that little extra. My husband still finds me incredibly sexy and that is all that matters. As a matter of fact, I think I look great! I love my boobs (which seemed to have kept its shape). Anyway, I wanted to share my pictures!!!!

+Number of pregnancies: 1
+Number of births: 1
+Age of my son: 19 months

Pictures I included:
+A picture of me 9 months pregnant
+A picture of me and my son (now)
+Picture of belly now

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10 Responses to “23 Year Old Mother of One – A Year Later (Jennifer)”

  1. Angèle Says:
    June 5th, 2009 at 10:14 am

    GORGEOUS!!! Congrats!! You look outstanding!!

  2. Mary Says:
    June 5th, 2009 at 12:56 pm

    You do look great! And your baby belly was so incredibly cute! Im glad your husband is home now, me and my husband were in the military and I know its hard to be seperated.

  3. Miranda Says:
    June 5th, 2009 at 3:13 pm

    You look great, girl! I forgot how cute you were hen you were pregnant with Xavy! :)

  4. Brandee Says:
    June 5th, 2009 at 6:29 pm

    You look adorable & your son is adorable. You should tell your husband he’s a lucky man!

  5. April Says:
    June 6th, 2009 at 5:31 pm

    You look great! Your belly button looks like it’s making a kiss.

  6. amber Says:
    June 7th, 2009 at 6:51 am

    i miss your baby-belly! haha.
    plus i think you look great, there’s so many women that don’t even come close to their original shape.

  7. Kay Says:
    June 11th, 2009 at 4:12 pm

    You look amazing, your stretch marks are barely visible! Have they always been like that, did you use any creams?

  8. chelsea Says:
    June 14th, 2009 at 10:40 pm

    WOW , you look incredible. Good for you!

  9. Jennifer Says:
    June 17th, 2009 at 3:06 pm

    To Kay, no I barely used creams. They are quite visible, but most are white. Its just the bit of excess skin that had bothered me before :)

  10. rose Says:
    June 23rd, 2009 at 10:30 pm

    i have the same belly button!

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