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Saggy skin, stretch marks, and a baby boy! (Ashley E)

(age) 19 years old
(# of pregnancies & births) 2 pregancies and 1 birth
(post-partum) 5 Weeks

I am 5 foot 2 inches tall. Before pregnancy I weighed 114 pounds. I gained 37 pounds, making me 153 pounds by the end of pregnancy. I had a scheduled c-section due to my son being breech. Two weeks PP I lost 20 pounds making me weigh 133 pounds. At four weeks PP I weighed 123 pounds. I haven’t weighed since then because I am weighing myself every two weeks, but my total weight loss is 30 pounds and I have 7 pounds to go before I am back to pre-pregnancy weight. I plan on starting yoga and pilates soon to lose the extra pounds and tighten up a bit. I had a lot of extra skin the first few weeks but I guarantee I’ve lost at least one pant size since my loose skin has slowly started tightening again. Oh! And I can button a couple of pairs of pants now others I have to wear a belly band still but I think that’s helping to flatten my belly!

in Before Pregnancy, Belly, Cesarean, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions, Teen Mom

2 comments… add one

  • MHD Monday, August 6, 2012, 5:59 pm

    I love your tattoo, lol! Good job on the weight loss, you look great for only 5 weeks pp!

  • kylee Friday, August 10, 2012, 5:22 pm

    I’m so glad you posted this! This is me too. My stomach is probably worse though, but my husband tells me I’m beautiful and that really helps. It’s getting easier and easier dealing with my new body. I’m glad I’m not alone.

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