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5+ Years Postpartum

Mom of 3 (Kimberly)

Hi my name is Kimberly, 29 years old, I have 3 children ages 13, 10, and 5. I had my first daughter at the age of 16.....I was 107 pounds, small breasts, bigger backside. I had never had any issues with my body other than like a lot of girls I wished I had bigger [...]

Categories: 5+ Years Postpartum, Cesarean, Postpartum, Submissions, Teen Mom, Third Pregnancy

Mom of 4 Awesome Kids (Felicia)

Hi. My name is Felicia and Im a 34 year old mom of 4 awesome kids. I've been pregnant 5 times but lost one baby at 14 weeks. My kids are 15,13,10 and 7 years old. I got married when I was 18 and had my oldest daughter exactly 1 year later. I made it [...]

Categories: 5+ Years Postpartum, Belly, Four or More Pregnancies, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Submissions

This is Me (Anonymous)

Age: 25 Number of pregnancies/births: 1 Child's age: 5 I've been debating a submission to SOAM for a long time. What vulnerability! I'm no longer a new mother, but the message of this site is very deeply important to me. I got pregnant at 19- our heads in the clouds, neither of us having anything [...]

Categories: 5+ Years Postpartum, Belly, Breasts, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions

Facing Forty (Anonymous)

Age: 39 Children: 2, ages 10 and 5 I have had a love/hate relationship with my body for as long as I can remember. I grew up in a fairly volatile home - my bio dad passed away when I was very young and my mother remarried when I was six. My step dad and [...]

Categories: 5+ Years Postpartum, Belly, Eating Disorder, Mom over 30, Positive Body Image/Words of Enouragement, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

My Breasts (Anonymous)

I am 40 years old. I have two children, 12 and 15 years old. This is my body, these are my breast. As you can see, they are big, they have strecht marks, they are different between them, one is longer than the other. Sometimes I think about having a surgery to make them smaller, [...]

Categories: 5+ Years Postpartum, Breasts, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

My Tears (Anonymous)

I came across this website after following a link at the bottom of an article on government fiscal policy of all things. Without reading a single story, just the opening statement, I found myself in tears. Not a soft, delicate, salty trickle of shared sadness, but a harsh, tsunami of tears, so hot I thought [...]

Categories: 20+ Years Postpartum, 5+ Years Postpartum, Belly, Four or More Pregnancies, Postpartum, Submissions, Teen Mom

My Story (Marie)

Hi, I'm Marie. I have a 5 year old daughter. I'm a single mom since my husband left me, and I've been single and celibate for 5 years now. I would love to remarry and have a companion, a lover, and a father-figure for my daughter. But I am so insecure and ashamed of my [...]

Categories: 5+ Years Postpartum, Belly, Breasts, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions

Update (Anonymous)

Previous post here. I have a incredible update to my story. My son I gave up for adoption well his dad and I got married. We got reunited with our son on our wedding day. He and his family was at our wedding. His adoptive parents are amazing my son is now 22 and I [...]

Categories: 20+ Years Postpartum, 5+ Years Postpartum, Adoption, Child Loss, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Submissions, Update

I was 18 when I got pregnant so being that young and still kind of dealing with the insecurities I had then didn’t help what was going to come along with pregnancy. I hadn’t started really gaining weight till about 5/6 months then I shot up in weight. My pre-pregnancy weight started at 150/155 I [...]

Categories: 5+ Years Postpartum, Belly, Breasts, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions, Teen Mom

My Dear Belly (M.B.)

My name is M.B., I am 30 years old and live in germany. I've got one daughter. She is nine years old now and in all those years I never found a way to accept the shape of my belly. I am doing a lot of sports, which makes me skinner and more strength through [...]

Categories: 5+ Years Postpartum, Belly, First Pregnancy, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Submissions