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Finally feel like a woman! (Erin)

I always felt like I wasn’t very feminine looking – my breasts were small, my body thin… I didn’t feel like a woman at all – until I had my children (2 daughters, now aged 3 and 16 months)… I actually wound up thinner, and with smaller breasts than before children, but I have now found new respect for my body, and it’s purpose! I’ve created two beautiful little beings (and breastfed both successfully), and that makes me as womanly as the next….

Photos are:
38 Weeks with my first….
38 weeks with my second….
Breastfeeding my second….
Me today….

~Your Age:24
~Number of pregnancies and births: 3 pregnancies (1x miscarriage at 7wks) and 2 births – girls aged 3 and 16 months
~The age of your children, or how far postpartum you are: As above.

in Belly, Breastfeeding, Breasts, Child Loss, Pregnant, Submissions, Third Pregnancy

13 comments… add one

  • Angèle Thursday, November 12, 2009, 1:27 pm

    You are GORGEOUS!!! Amazing belly!!!!

  • Emily Thursday, November 12, 2009, 2:54 pm

    LOVE your breastfeeding pictures! They make me smile. You are beautiful!

  • mamaoffour Thursday, November 12, 2009, 7:42 pm

    Love, love, love the breastfeeding pictures. You and your babies are lovely. Yay for a such a positive attitude.

  • Naomi Friday, November 13, 2009, 5:14 am

    I love pictures of babies drunk on mama milk! They are so percious.

  • Naomi Friday, November 13, 2009, 5:15 am


  • shanen Friday, November 13, 2009, 1:34 pm

    wonderful attitude.

  • Brittany Sunday, November 15, 2009, 8:46 pm

    I love breastfeeding pictures! You look INCREDIBLE!

  • sarah Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 3:43 pm

    Gorgeous pics….I recognise you from EB, yeah? LOL

  • messa Wednesday, November 18, 2009, 8:36 pm

    you’re lovely…i love these breastfeeding photos…!

  • Mary Thursday, November 19, 2009, 8:17 pm

    Great pictures, you have the most perky preggo belly i have ever seen, so adorable!

  • Sarah Thursday, November 19, 2009, 8:56 pm

    You look so beautiful and motherly and womanly! I love breastfeeding photos. You’re making me miss nursing. :) I loved breastfeeding. I extended-nursed my daughter 2 years 5 months. She just turned 3. I miss it so much. I miss babies, too. hehe :) Maybe it’s just about time to try again? It’s a scary thought, though.

    Congratulations, mama! You look gorgeous!

  • Sarah Thursday, November 19, 2009, 8:58 pm

    Oh I forgot to add that I can identify with being just as small as before pregnancy. I’m back in my AA (double A!) bras and same size pants, etc. as before, but I feel more appreciative for what my body can do. I feel like a woman. I feel beautiful. Being a mother is a blessing!

  • chelsea Saturday, November 28, 2009, 10:42 pm

    yay nursing! weaned my kiddo at 3 and a year later still miss it.

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