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Cesarean

(1mamabearfitness)

Today's post pulled from Instagram: This is what a shape of another looks about 4 weeks post-c-section. I have a ways to go especially in that low abdominal area right above my incision... But I'm proud of my body for the 9 months I've carried each of my healthy boys for. Our bodies are truly [...]

Categories: Belly, Cesarean, Instagram, Postpartum, Submissions

My first pregnancy, with twins, was scary. At 18 weeks, doctors suspected the possibility of TTTS (Twin-to-twin Transfusion Syndrome). I was put on a strict bed rest, and was only able to leave the house for twice-weekly ultrasounds. Long story short, Baby A’s diastolic blood flow ended up reversing at 31 weeks which resulted in [...]

Categories: Belly, Cesarean, Complications in Pregnancy, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Second Pregnancy, Submissions, Twins, VBAC

Young Mum of 2 (Anonymous)

Age 24 Children aged 2 & 4 Both c-section I met my husband at 19, yes I was young but the way I see it is that way I get to spend even more of my life with him, I'm lucky. I fell pregnant within 5 months of being together and we were extremely happy. [...]

Categories: Belly, Breech Baby, Cesarean, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

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

I was a body builder. (Anonymous)

Where to start. Well, 18 months ago I found out I was pregnant, and two short months later I found out I was carrying fraternal twin girls. I grew them for 8 months and two weeks, and when they were born they became a bigger part of my life then I could have ever imagined. [...]

Categories: Belly, Cesarean, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Twins

Twin Mom (Anonymous)

25 years old First and only pregnancy Fraternal twin boys born at 38 weeks via csection 5 lbs 1 oz and 5 lbs 12 oz I wanted to share my "story". I am just a real mom. I didn't let myself go when I got pregnant and I tried to do "all the right things" [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, Cesarean, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Twins

It all seems so petty (Kim)

Previous post here. I had c-sections with my first two births (please see my previous posts). I wasn't thrilled with the birth experiences, but I had living babies because of them. My 3rd child was born via successful vba2c. It was amazing to hold her right after she was born. My body was stretched a [...]

Categories: Cesarean, Child Loss, Four or More Pregnancies, Mom over 30, No Photos (Story Only), Submissions, Update, VBAC

Fascinated by the Changes (Anonymous)

Age: 39 years old First child. I am fascinated by the changes to my body (especially my boobs) that pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding are making. I took these photos as a record for myself but also to share with a young friend of mine who told me " Oh, you can exercise and get your [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, Breasts, Cesarean, First Pregnancy, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions

When I found out i was pregnant I was both excited and terrified I had just started a new healthy lifestyle, was down three kg and was feeling fantastic. I have always had body issues and the though of pregnancy weight gain and body changes scared the hell out of me. My pregnancy was not [...]

Categories: Belly, Cesarean, Cesarean Scar and/or Incision, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions

My Cut Belly (Emily)

Nearly six years ago, I had a cesarean section. It wasn't planned: I went through the pregnancy and into labor expecting my daughter would be born the so-called normal way. Still, over 24 hours went by, and although my cervix had dilated fully, it was clear my vagina wasn't big enough to fit her through. [...]

Categories: Belly, Cesarean, Cesarean Scar and/or Incision, Mom over 30, Positive Body Image/Words of Enouragement, Postpartum, Submissions