The Shape of a Mother The Shape of a Mother The Shape of a Mother The Shape of a Mother The Shape of a Mother

« | Home | »

Thank you (Anonymous)

March 13, 2009

I had my first son 21 years ago. I remember being somewhat prepared for what the birth would be like (honestly, not as bad as I expected!) but what completely threw me was looking down at my body during that first post-birth shower. My stomach looked like that of a 90 year old woman! Droopy, saggy, weirdly wrinkled. I was horrified. I burst into tears because I thought I would look like that always and I remember thinking “why didn’t anyone TELL me??”. Of course I eventually bounced back (albeit a little slower with each child) but I sure felt alone at that moment. I think your site is wonderful for new mom’s and moms-to-be. Every mother’s body is something to be celebrated and I want to thank all of you for sharing your stories and pictures.

Post to Twitter Post to Facebook

One Response to “Thank you (Anonymous)”

  1. J Says:
    March 13th, 2009 at 3:10 pm

    Your post is so true. See my post ‘Postpartum – 21 and 25 years’. I was even brave enough to post pictures. I don’t remember having wrinkles and I was lucky to have no stretchmarks but we need to reassure all these lovely young mums. A body is a remarkable thing and will recover in time, not the same as it was but often better. Please learn to love your bodies as they mature into true womanhood, having done the job they were intended for. I love this site even at my age.

Comments


Support This Site

























  • Verpan Onion Lamp
  • Lightweight Suspension Lamp by Foscarini Online
  • Buy Venezia Table Lamp by Cattelan Italia
  • Stone Light by Josep Replica
  • ModoLuce Cilindro Suspension Lamp
  • Flos Romeo Babe K S Pendant Online Price
  • ITre Kioto Ceiling Lamp
  • AXO Avir Pendant Online
  • Subzero Wall Sconce by Manuel Vivian Shop
  • Tatou Suspension Lamp by Flos Online Sale
  • Buy Louis Poulsen Ph 65
  • Central Park Desk Light Online Price
  • Cil Pendant by Ross Lovegrove Replica
  • Buy RUBEN Royal 6 Pendant Light
  • AXO Clavius Wall Sconce Online Sale
  • ILFARI Elements Of Love Wall Sconce Online Price
  • Anthologie Quartett Lighting
  • Studio Italia Design Lights
  • bath light fixtures
  • unusual ceiling lights
  • designer lighting melbourne
  • Artek Lamps
  • Brokis Lamps
  • lighting showroom
  • ILFARI Lighting
  • Tronconi Lighting
  • residential lighting
  • bedroom lights
  • currey and co
  • Pallucco Lamps
  • Terzani Lights
  • novelty lighting