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Complications in Pregnancy

Mother of two miracles (Mikayla)

AGE: 20 NUMBER OF PREGNANCIES: 2 NUMBER OF BIRTHS: 2 both vaginal, 1 with no pain meds. Wow, where to start. First of all I love this site. I feel like I am the only mother who got stretch marks or who is not in her pre pregnancy clothes a few months after birth. I [...]

Categories: Belly, Complications in Pregnancy, First Pregnancy, NICU, Postpartum, Preemie, Pregnant, Second Pregnancy, Submissions, Teen Mom

First, I love this site. I think it provides immeasurable comfort to moms from all walks of life, and I also feel it is a reality check for those who initially believe what they see in magazines represents a fair picture of most women. I had my first son when I was 19. I was [...]

Categories: Belly, Cesarean, Cesarean Scar and/or Incision, Complications in Pregnancy, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Second Pregnancy, Submissions, Third Pregnancy

I have been meaning to take pictures and post on here for quite a while now, but with so much going on, i just haven’t found the inner strength or time. When i was 20 weeks pregnant with our first child we had our first ultrasound and they found that i didn’t have any amniotic [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, Breasts, Breech Baby, Child Loss, Complications in Pregnancy, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Update

I Thought I Would be Hideous (Alesia)

as many of the stories i read on here during my pregnancy have said, i thought i was going to look hideous, i of course to was worried about the streach marks, saggy skin, disformed belly button, and all the other things you hear that come along with being a mother, i was terrified. and [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, Cesarean, Cesarean Scar and/or Incision, Complications During or After Birth, Complications in Pregnancy, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions

Two Blessings (Jess)

Age: 24 Pregnancies: 1 Children: 2 I was told round 20 years old that I would not be able to have children. Then at 23 I had some further complications and the Dr’s did a surgery to remove massive growths on my ovaries and told me it was a long shot, but if I wanted [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, Child Loss, Complications in Pregnancy, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Twins

Original post here. Pictures to add of 2 months postpartum and my baby girl, Olyve, at 2 months.

Categories: Belly, Complications in Pregnancy, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions, Update

My whole life I have worked out and been active in sports. I played softball in college and after graduating I continued my 5 day a week work outs. Due to a heart condition and severe high blood pressure, I was told I would never be able to have children. Because of the stress the [...]

Categories: Belly, Complications in Pregnancy, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Update

name: monique Age:24, had first baby at 16 and second at 20 Children: 2 little girls 6 and 3 almost 3 and a half years post parterm First off i found this site along time ago but didnt ever think i would get the guts to send anything. but i now love my body just [...]

Categories: Belly, Complications in Pregnancy, Postpartum, Preemie, Second Pregnancy, Submissions, Teen Mom

Ok, so I have been visiting this site for over a year now in the hope of it helping me accept and love my post baby body. I am 30 years old, mother of 2 beautiful children. A daughter aged 3 and a son aged 16 months. I married my first love in 2004 at [...]

Categories: Belly, Complications in Pregnancy, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Preemie, Pregnant, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

Mom to Twin Boys (Anonymous)

I’m so glad to have found this site. I have five month old beautiful twin boys. I had a very hard time with the pregnancy, and developed HELPP syndrome and delivered at 34 weeks, with a weight gain of 85 lbs! After suffering from post partum depression for the first three months, I finally sought [...]

Categories: Belly, Cesarean, Cesarean Scar and/or Incision, Complications in Pregnancy, First Pregnancy, HELLP Syndrome, Postpartum, PPD – Postpartum Depression, Preemie, Submissions, Twins