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Mom over 30

My Story (Anonymous)

Age: 34 Number of children: 1 Pregnancies: 3 Age of child: 8 months We started trying in January 2009. The global economy had melted down, Obama had just been inaugurated & I was 28. Seemed like a good time to try for a baby as we'd been together for 5 years! Months passed. Every 29 [...]

Categories: Cesarean, Child Loss, Infertility, Mom over 30, No Photos (Story Only), Postpartum, Submissions, Third Pregnancy, Thyroid Issues

My daughter was born 2 years ago. I was 30 at the time. Throughout my pregnancy I had hemorrhoids, which only got worse during delivery. I was so embarassed about them that I didn't want my husband to watch the delivery. I made him stay in a chair near the head of the bed. I [...]

Categories: Hemorrhoids/Etc., Mom over 30, No Photos (Story Only), Postpartum, Submissions, Vulva/Vaginal Damage

Who’s This Person? (Anonymous)

I'm 32 years old and 11 months postpartum from my second child (4th pregnancy), my oldest is 3. I don't know how much weight I gained during my pregnancy but I know I ate far too much. McDonalds, chips, just writing it down disgusted me. I tried training and being nice with myself but it's [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, Four or More Pregnancies, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Submissions

Hi there, I am going to start at the beginning. Well I had always wanted to be a mother I had my first baby at the age of 22. I didn't plan it and it took me and my partner of three years by surprise. I had a beautiful boy 11 years ago weighing 9lb [...]

Categories: Belly, Infertility, Mom over 30, Positive Body Image/Words of Enouragement, Postpartum, Submissions, Third Pregnancy

Am I Still Beautiful? (Anonymous)

I am 39 years old, wanting to accept my changing body, 3 pregnancies (3P/2B), both birth were vaginal, My "normal size", 160cm, 55 kg (110lbs). Breast 32B, I was 37 at the time I was pregnant with my second baby, I did gain a lot of weight and when I was 39 weeks I weighted [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, Breasts, Butt, Legs, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Pregnant, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

AGE 32, 5 PREGNANCIES/0 CHILDREN My wife and I got married two years ago after a whirlwind courtship. I knew when I met her, that I wanted a family with her. So after 8 months of blissful matrimony, We chose a sperm donor and went to the fertility doctor. I had been tracking my ovulation [...]

Categories: Child Loss, Infertility, Mom over 30, No Photos (Story Only), Submissions

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

I am 31 years old and about 8 weeks pregnant with my 6th pregnancy. I have 4 living children, ages 12,10,9, and recently starting over with 6 months. In 2006, I gave birth to a still born baby girl who we called Avyn Abigail We have 3 living boys and only 1 girl. Daddy is [...]

Categories: Belly, Child Loss, Four or More Pregnancies, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Submissions

Feeling Good (Anonymous)

~Age: 32 ~Number of pregnancies and births: 2 - 2 ~The age of your children, or how far postpartum you are: 4 and 2 years I have always had a complex relationship with my body. My weight has gone up and down over the years. Most days I would be fine, other days I would [...]

Categories: Belly, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions