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3 1/2 Years Postpartum with Second Baby (Monique)

May 14, 2009

name: monique
Age:24, had first baby at 16 and second at 20
Children: 2 little girls 6 and 3 almost 3 and a half years post parterm

First off i found this site along time ago but didnt ever think i would get the guts to send anything. but i now love my body just the way it is.

I got pregnant at 16 with my first daughter who is now 6 and amazing i had her at 17 after a really short pregnancy she was born at 33 weeks and weighed only 5 lbs but looking at her now you would never guess the bean pole was ever a preemie. i was a size 3 when i got pregnant with her and after words shrunk to a zero from breast feeding i was fortunate with her to get only one stretch mark that wasn’t even noticeable. i got pregnant at 20 with my second daughter and had a horrible pregnancy plagued with kidney problems and other health problem i was in the icu for almost a month while pregnant and they thought they would have to deliver her at 26 weeks via c section but i wouldn’t allow that. i ballooned while pregnant with her gaining 75 lbs on my very little body i did carry her to term as a matter of fact two weeks later then term but i wasn’t so lucky on losing the weight that time i lost only like 30 lbs and my husband did nothing but criticize my weight and all the stretch marks i got. but 3 years late im done all the pregnancy weight and now im at what i weighed when i got pregnant with my first daughter. granet i lost all the weight because i was going through a divorce but i am now in a healthy relationship and my boyfriend loves my body extra skin and stretch marks and all he tells me i should be proud of them because i have two beautiful and healthy daughters and i am proud. i hope to have more kids someday and even if i get more stretch marks i will still love my body no matter what. thank you for this site it helped a lot in accepting me the way i am.

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3 Responses to “3 1/2 Years Postpartum with Second Baby (Monique)”

  1. tessa Says:
    May 14th, 2009 at 8:11 am

    u look awesome i will eventually post my story when i get the guts i am 4months pp.

  2. Angele Says:
    May 14th, 2009 at 6:25 pm

    You look fantastic! I am so happy that you are in a healthy relationship with a man who can appreciate TRUE beauty! :)

  3. Thandi Says:
    June 8th, 2009 at 4:40 am

    Yay for you!i’m glad you found someone more ‘real!’I think i’ll post my pics too thanks to you!I’m almost 3 years postpartum with my daughter.


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