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Although I've always been a little on the thick side, I never imagined myself being the size I am now and being so ashamed of myself! My partner is very supportive and says she loves my body either way, I'm just very unhappy in it! I gained 60+ pounds while pregnant and now my stomach [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, Plus-Sized Mom, Postpartum, Submissions, Teen Mom

Not Quite What I Expected! (Anonymous)

Age: 21 Number of births and pregnancies: 2 Age of my children: 3 yrs and 18 months. At the age of four I was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis or JRA for short. At the age of twelve both my parents and I were told that I would never have children. They said that my [...]

Categories: Complications in Pregnancy, Plus-Sized Mom, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions, Teen Mom

I Want My Body Back (Anonymous)

~Age: 22 ~Number of pregnancies and births: 1/1 ~The age of your children, or how far postpartum you are: 5.5 month old ds/5.5 months pp As long as I can remember, I have struggled with body image issues. All throughout my school years, I was always the big/fat/chunky/chubby/amazon woman or what have you. I was [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, Cesarean, First Pregnancy, Plus-Sized Mom, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Toxemia

18, Overweight, and Pregnant (Trish)

I have always been over weight for as long as i can remember, at 18 i met my fiance and he was 33! he was so fun and it was risky and fun to be with an older guy and i knew my family would hate it. but 4months in i found out i was [...]

Categories: Belly, First Pregnancy, Plus-Sized Mom, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Teen Mom

age 23 4 pregnancies/ 3 births I am a 23 year old mother of 3 children ages, 6,4 and 2. I gave birth to my oldest at the young age of 17...Even then I was overweight... Not nearly as big as I am now, but chunky none the less... I had given birth vaginally 3 [...]

Categories: Belly, Plus-Sized Mom, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Third Pregnancy

Being pregnant with my second child n overweight I feel awful im 19 n weigh 260lbs my daughter passed away last year due to rsv as a mom I feel I have nothing to show for having my shape of body my boyfriend loves me but why is it I cant love myself?!?!

Categories: Belly, Child Loss, Plus-Sized Mom, Pregnant, Second Pregnancy, Submissions, Teen Mom

age 21 1 pregnancy\1 birth I am now 21, i have always been over weight i am 5'2 and i am 240, i have always found it hard to love myself but i wear my weight well. (most ppl dont know how much i really weight) when i was 19 i fell in love with [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, First Pregnancy, Plus-Sized Mom, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions

I really do have a wonderful life. I have a beautiful son, a loving husband, a supportive mother, a best friend of almost 30 years. I am a student-nurse. I live in a nice, modern home. I drive a decent car. I have a dog, 2 cats and some fish. I laugh often, I love [...]

Categories: Belly, First Pregnancy, Mom over 30, Plus-Sized Mom, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions

I am 37 and have had 6 pregnancies and 2 live births. My first born is 3 year and 3 months and my second is 13 months old. I became a plus size after my first pregnancy and I still am. I don't like my body and from time to time I wish I could [...]

Categories: Belly, Cesarean, Four or More Pregnancies, Plus-Sized Mom, Postpartum, Submissions

Age: 23 Number of Pregnancies: 1 Births 1 PP: 6 months So I stumbled across this website by chance looking up different support groups for weight loss and cesarean sections. I have been reading the stories and have found them so compelling and inspiring that I thought I might share mine. I did not really [...]

Categories: Belly, Cesarean, First Pregnancy, Plus-Sized Mom, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Update