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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

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

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

Age: 29 Number of pregnancies: 1 Number of births: 0 It’s very hard for me to write about my experience because I’m a very private person. That being said, I don’t know if my heart can withstand all the pain and sadness I’m feeling, so I figure it’s best to try and get it out. [...]

Categories: Child Loss, Eating Disorder, No Photos (Story Only), Submissions

Skinny Girl Gone Wrong (Anonymous)

Hello, can i just say thank you so much for creating this website, it actually brought me to tears to see other women feeling the same as me, and being so proud of their bodies! :) Before my son i was a tiny toned size 6, with a large perk chest. my son was 10lb [...]

Categories: No Photos (Story Only), 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

A Male Perspective (Anonymous Dad)

I am a man, and I while I know this is a site for women, I have a story to share. Whether you chose to post it is at your discretion, but I am hopeful you will read what I have to say and perhaps offer some advice. My wife has given birth to two [...]

Categories: Body Image, Submissions