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First Pregnancy

Anonymous Mummy

I feel like I need to show this photo my myself to learn to love myself. I don't know who to, but this seems like a good place to start :) I was 83kgs before pregnancy, and. Now am 80kgs, so that's a plus, but the stretch marks are a minus. They're ugly and sometimes [...]

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

Age-25 Name-Megan 1 pregnancy 25 months postpartum When I took these postpartum photos six weeks after I had my son, I told myself that I was still beautiful, that my body had just accomplished a huge feat and that my stretch marks were a reminder of the amazing thing my body had done by bringing [...]

Categories: Belly, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions

My Body and the Lies (Anonymous)

number of pregnancies and births: 1 (boy) age:18 7 months post partum I gave birth to a handsome and precious baby boy. He was 7 lbs and 9 oz. Right now he is 7 months old and i now know how it feels to have my heart living outside of my body. Im with him [...]

Categories: Belly, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, PUPPP Rash, Submissions, Teen Mom

Favorite Pair of Jeans (Rachel S.)

Reposted by request, originally posted at The Swanson Life I miss those favorite pair of jeans. You know the ones you put on and they feel just right. Comfortable, sexy, and accentuates your figure perfectly. Those sweet little favorites of mine have been hanging in the back of my closet, quietly awaiting the day when [...]

Categories: First Pregnancy, Polyhydramnios, Pregnant, Reader's Favorite, Second Pregnancy, Submissions, Twins

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

1 child, 5 months PP I am 23 and gave birth to my gorgeous baby girl 5 months ago. I love her more than life itself but have struggled with the effect on my body- softer stomach and saggier boobs :( I was lucky to only get very small stretchmarks underneath my belly button and [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, Breasts, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, PPD - Postpartum Depression, Pregnant, Submissions

Single Mom, FML (Anonymous)

22y/o FTM of 5month old Well I just need to vent, get it out before I go completely off the deep end. I lay here next to my son and in some ways I want to die. I want to scream and hit and throw things and I want to finally break down and give [...]

Categories: Belly, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions

Young but no longer youthful. (Brianna)

Pregnancies: 1 ( 7 months pp) Height: 5'3 Weight: 134 I had just turned 18 and graduated high school in 2013 when I found out I was pregnant. I was terrified to give birth because it was one of my biggest fears in life ( yay I did it! Lol) but nothing scared me more [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions, Teen Mom

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