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I will break the cycle. (KMG)

Age: 32 1 pregnancy, 1 birth 20 month old I remember being a little girl of nine or ten, after my brother was born, and looking at my mother observing herself in the mirror. She had saggy breasts, a lot of stretchmarks, and a vertical c-section scar. She hated all three, blaming me for her […]

Mommy of 4 Boys (Carollee)

Hi, My name is Carollee and I’m from Cleveland, OH. I was 19, 5’4′ and weighed about 130lbs when I got pregnant with my oldest son, Anthony. I gained the least amount of weight with him (about 50lbs) and delivered a happy healthy boy in Jan 2001. I had a typical what you read about […]

Baby Fever is Real (Serenity)

Picture 1 is me and baby #1 at 1 month Picture 2 is me and baby #2 at 6 months Picture 3 is me and both boys baby #2 is 1 wk (not a great picture, but one I am proud of) and finally Picture 4 is an old family picture. Good morning. I am […]

Tummy Struggles (Anonymous)

~Age: 27 years old ~Number of pregnancies and births: Two ~The age of your children, or how far postpartum you are: 3 and 2 years old, both born by c-section. Every day I look in the mirror and feel a wee bit sad, I have a miss-shaped belly button, scaring in my belly button from […]

(Anonymous)

I never thought I would get pregnant. I was told it would be unlikely as I had very bad endometriosis and womb cancer. My husband and I were so happy and felt so blessed when we got pregnant in August last year. Unfortunately I miscarried at 11 weeks. We decided to try again and were […]


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