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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

Ugly? Not to me! (Anonymous)

Having see others’ grossed out reaction to their own and others’ stretched out bellies while I was growing up, had me feeling like it was gross, ugly, shameful, etc. Just make sure to cover it up and tuck it in really well into your control top pantyhose, and make sure you forever and ever work [...]

Categories: Belly, Child Loss, Four or More Pregnancies, Positive Body Image/Words of Enouragement, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Third Pregnancy

Back in my younger years I had always been pretty chubby, it wasn’t until about 3 or 4 years ago that I lost all the weight, stopped smoking and make it to around 140 lbs. I was not perfect looking by any means, but I did look somewhat fit and healthy overall. I am now [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, First Pregnancy, Pregnant, Submissions

Goodbye Forever, Bikini (Becky)

Age: 24 Children: 1 Child’s age: 1 month I have never been skinny. I’ve never wanted to be. I liked my size 8, athletic build with curves in all of the right places. I liked my boobs. I liked my body. Period. When I got pregnant, my husband and I were so excited. Yes, the [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions

I Love Being a Mum! (Alice)

30, one pregnancy and birth via Cesarean I love my post-partum body. I basically look the same, with slightly bigger boobs and softer-rounder belly, with extra belly skin that I did not have before. My body is the constant reminder of the precious life I created, and for that, I am eternally thankful. I used [...]

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

Hidden Forever (Anonymous)

Hi there i am 29yrs of age with 4 children and one on the way. Before i started having children i was concerned about wearing shorts or bikini’s at the pool. Jeez i wish i did. I was only 15 when i had my first, didn’t really get to know who i was or be [...]

Categories: Belly, Four or More Pregnancies, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Teen Mom

Journey To Loving Myself (Anonymous)

What beautiful, brave women you all are for opening up and bearing your hearts, minds and bodies here on this site! I have been reading stories on here to learn and prepare for some of the physical and emotional changes I may experience after I’ve given birth since I have no previous experience to draw [...]

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

Feeling Hopeless (Brandie)

Age: 30 Pregnancies: 2 Children: 5 yrs old and 11 months I just turned 30 years old and I have two beautiful boys, one being 5 and one 11 months. I have always been relatively small throughout my life, so the changes that my body has encountered over the last 6 years have made me [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, Cesarean, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Pregnant, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

Still Struggling (Anonymous)

This will be my 3rd submission and I’m sad to say things have not gotten better. I had my daughter in 2008 after a 50lb weight gain. The stretch marks do not bother me, I could care less if anyone sees them. It’s my stomach I hate. I was skinny when my husband and I [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, Postpartum, Pregnant, Second Pregnancy, Submissions

Age: 29 years old Current and pre-pregnancy weight: 138 lbs. Total weight gained during pregnancy: 27 lbs. Children: 1 child, 11 weeks old. I had always feared pregnancy for two reasons: I would not be in control of my body and I might end up with dreaded stretch marks top to bottom. These fears seemed [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions