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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

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

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

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 Feel Okay With It (Anonymous)

Age: 24 Pregnancies: 2 (currently pregnant with #2) Births: 1 Age of Children: 2 1/2 years I am 24 and currently 29 weeks pregnant with my second child. I started my first pregnancy overweight by about 20lbs. My first pregnancy was an emotional roller coaster of cervical shortening at 21wks, preterm labor at 23 1/2 [...]

Categories: Belly, Children with Health Complications, Complications in Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

This is My Body (Jessica)

This is my body. It's going through a lot right now. I had a beautiful baby girl 8 months ago and I am 26 weeks pregnant with a little boy that has already stolen my heart. I also have a pretty bad chest cold that I'm trying to keep said 8 month old from getting. [...]

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

One Year Later (Deanna)

~Age: 31 ~Number of pregnancies and births: 1 ~The age of your children, or how far postpartum you are: 1 year My whole life I have been thin. I'm 5'5 and I was always around 110 pounds. During my pregnancy I did my best to eat healthy, however I ate a lot and ended up [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, First Pregnancy, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions