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Trying to Accept My Body (Candy)

I am 20 years old, I was 19 when I found out I was pregnant. I was really excited, and my baby is the best thing that has ever happened to me. I am a single mom and it TERRIFIES me to look for a relationship because of the stretch marks the pregnancy left on [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, Butt, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions

My Amazing Weird Body (Anonymous)

Hi! Your website is so wonderful- thank you for encouraging moms to appreciate and accept the bodies God gave them and their amazing ability to give birth to His precious children! I am the proud mommy to four beautiful boys! I’m posting today becasue I’ve not yet seen anyone on the site that has my [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, Butt, Cesarean, Postpartum, Submissions, Third Pregnancy, Twins

Taking Control (Anonymous)

I wish I was writing because I had finally lost all my baby weight and then some! That I was in the greatest shape ever and wanted to spread motivation to all. Well, that’s not the case. I’m still the exact same weight as when I first wrote in to SOAM. I am incredibly upset [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, Butt, Submissions

Update (Anonymous)

Previous entries here and here. im 24 in july – my amazing son will be 4. I have posted 2 times previous to this… i still have my days where i get down on myself, but overall i know im beautiful as well as my shape of a mother :D I started using trilastin stretch [...]

Categories: Belly, Butt, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions, Update

age 22 2 pregnancies and children aged 3 1/2 and 10mnths I had split up with my boyfriend 2 weeks before I found out I was 8 weeks pregnant with my first daughter. Before the pregnancy I had never been over 50kg in my life (I am 5ft 1in). I smoked 50cigarrettes a day, smoked [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, Butt, Cesarean, Children with Health Complications, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions, Toxemia

I found out I was pregnant with my first child when I was 19 years old. I was extremely excited but of course I was scared about what was to come. I was actually anxious to start to show…that didn’t happen until I was 6 months. Then I exploded like a hot air balloon. In [...]

Categories: African American, Belly, Breasts, Butt, Cesarean, Legs, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

Loving Myself (Jessica)

Having my son was the best thing that ever happened to me. It changed me in a million ways, but unfortunately it changed my body too. I was slightly overweight when I found out I was pregnant, and I wasn’t happy with my body to begin with. I’ve always struggled with my self esteem and [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, Butt, First Pregnancy, Positive Body Image/Words of Enouragement, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions

On My Way (Ashley)

Will I ever be 100% comfortable with my body? When I was a child I had nicknames like stick. As I got older my woman body started to develop. I got breast and a nice, round bum. I was always so self-conscious about it. It became what I was known for, my bum and I [...]

Categories: Belly, Butt, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions

Beauty = Found! (Anonymous)

Age: 21 # of pregnancies: 1 Weight pre-pregnancy: 110 lbs. Weight gained during pregnancy: 50 lbs. Weight 3 years post partum: don’t know! I stumbled on this website quite by accident but I am SO glad I did! It is so important for women to see images of REAL bodies, especially mothers. My relationship with [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, Butt, Eating Disorder, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions, Teen Mom

Trying to Accept My Body (MJ)

hello my name is MJ i am 23 years old have a beautiful daughter who is 4 and a handsome son who is 2 and i am currently 25 weeks pg with baby #3!! i have looked at this site on and off for over a year and it has helped my self asteem and [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, Butt, Pregnant, Submissions, Third Pregnancy