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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

(1mamabearfitness)

Today's post pulled from Instagram: This is what a shape of another looks about 4 weeks post-c-section. I have a ways to go especially in that low abdominal area right above my incision... But I'm proud of my body for the 9 months I've carried each of my healthy boys for. Our bodies are truly [...]

Categories: Belly, Cesarean, Instagram, 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

Triplet Belly Update (Kathryn)

One of the most popular stories here at SOAM was Kathryn's, in which she shared photos of her triplet belly at all stages. We have become friends on Facebook over the years and recently she posted this picture. With her permission I'm sharing it here along with some of the details she wrote about it. [...]

Categories: Belly, Postpartum, Submissions, Triplets, Update

Motivation (Anonymous)

Hello beautiful mommys! I found this site because I wanted to find ladies just like me. Mother's who went through a lot physically and mentally. Woman whose bodies changed. I'm really just here to inspire some of you mama's out there. Give you a little bit of motivation, encouragement. Here is my story. I am [...]

Categories: Belly, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

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

Young Mum of 2 (Anonymous)

Age 24 Children aged 2 & 4 Both c-section I met my husband at 19, yes I was young but the way I see it is that way I get to spend even more of my life with him, I'm lucky. I fell pregnant within 5 months of being together and we were extremely happy. [...]

Categories: Belly, Breech Baby, Cesarean, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

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