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my body 6 months after birth (Anonymous)

I can’t believe I’m going to post these pictures! I have always had a lot of body image issues and it has only gotten worse since my son was born. I love that my body was able to grow such a beautiful little boy but I have trouble seeing myself as desirable. As a result I can count on one hand the number of times my husband and I have been intimate since my son was born. I hope that by posting this it will help me feel more liberated and eventually I hope to see myself as beautiful.

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  • spcool Wednesday, May 30, 2007, 9:03 am

    I think you look good! Your breasts are pretty. I’ll bet your husband still finds you lovely.

  • Kaia Wednesday, May 30, 2007, 10:38 am

    You look beautiful!
    Know that a women is incredibly desirable to her man for bringing a beloved child to this earth.
    They just love us and want us no matter what imperfections we may think we have. You are now a mother, and a lover. So sexy!

  • Kelly Wednesday, May 30, 2007, 5:51 pm

    I think that you have a great belly! I hope mine looks that good after I have my little one. (I am currently 21 weeks pregnant!) You have very few strech marks! Did you gain much during pregnancy?

  • anonymous Wednesday, May 30, 2007, 6:07 pm

    Oh my gosh! the stretch marks on your hips look exactly like the ones i had when i was pregnant! I’ve never seen pics of anyone who had them like i did :) I am now 7 months pp and they just sort of faded to silver in the last few weeks. i know what you mean about not feeling desirable with regards to your husband…i am still dealing with that myself. i think you look absolutely beautiful..i wish i had breasts like yours!

  • Rich Saturday, June 2, 2007, 11:03 am

    Beauty is soo subjective and I have to tell you … You are extremely desirable, sexy … womanly!!

    Too bad for your husband if he doesn’t get it.

  • Seth Thursday, June 28, 2007, 12:02 pm

    I think you are totally sexy and attractive

  • April Friday, June 29, 2007, 7:14 pm

    Your breasts look EXACTLY like mine!

  • Jane Sunday, October 7, 2007, 9:05 am

    Thanks for posting those pics – I am thankful for your courage. I am 6 mos. out and fatter than I’ve ever been in my life. I am so grateful for my children and am blissed out at being a mom of a baby again, but can’t believe what has happened to my body. Your photos make me feel less alone – I know we’re not the only ones, but this kind of stuff doesn’t always get covered in the “what to expect” books!

  • nat Wednesday, August 17, 2011, 2:44 am

    thanks for your picture my belly is like yours and i not got those gorgeous boobs….. you are really womenly and thats a good thing …. go out and buy your self some new clothes if you can…. i am rather skint now and wish you got a discount in shops once you had a baby cos the old clothes just don’t fit. i have gone up one to two back sizes and dare not get fitted cos i will be upset but remember you are not on your own and remember you look wonderful and remember the media mums have a lot to answer for as no one looks perfect after birth unless your very lucky xxx

  • Amanda Thursday, November 10, 2011, 10:13 am

    You look amazing. I wish I looked that good. I still have yet to get rid of some of my baby weight (son 7 months old) and I think I am pregnant again. You are beautiful

  • Andrea Sunday, January 8, 2012, 10:28 pm

    wow you have a better body then I do. To be honest I envy you for the big boobs you got and your tummy isn’t bad at all compared to mine that apart from stretch marks I also have scars on my belly button where they had to remove my gall bladder in July 2009 and in September 2010 they removed my right overy & well girl I don’t know what you worried about you have a wonderful natural body :)

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