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Surgical Scar (Non-Cesarean)

Original entry here. My kids are now almost 3 and the twins are 19 months old! We have moved to a new town and I struggle with continuing to lose weight. I am now at 182 lbs, but part of it has been gaining muscle! I do 30-40 mins of Tae Bo 4-5 times a [...]

Categories: Belly, Complications in Pregnancy, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions, Surgical Scar (Non-Cesarean), Twins, Update

I am 27 years old. I had a baby girl at full term. At 6 weeks postpartum, I had laproscopic surgery to remove my gall bladder after several gallstone attacks. This is what I looked like 5 days after surgery. Updated here.

Categories: Belly, Complications During or After Birth, First Pregnancy, Submissions, Surgical Scar (Non-Cesarean), Update

I am now 25 years old. I had my first son in January 2008 when I was 23 years old. I am now 14 months postpartum. Hey, I had my first baby at 23. A few month before I got pregnant I was 154 pounds. I am quite tall so i was a nice normal [...]

Categories: Before Pregnancy, Belly, Cesarean, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Surgical Scar (Non-Cesarean)

When I met my husband I was a 117lb senior in highschool. We got married December after we graduated (I was 18). 4 months into our marriage I found out I was pregnant. My first pregnancy was text book until I hit 37 weeks and Toxemia set in and I ballooned. I was 135lbs when [...]

Categories: Belly, Complications in Pregnancy, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions, Surgical Scar (Non-Cesarean), Toxemia, Twins, Update

Pregnant Belly With Scar (Jenny)

I went through a bad patch at about 34 weeks pregnant when I took this picture because I had always had a lovely, trim, pure white tummy. After having an ovarian cyst removed by laparotomy at 14 weeks pregnant, I was left with a neat scar, which is becoming more and more noticeable, bumpy and [...]

Categories: Belly, First Pregnancy, Pregnant, Submissions, Surgical Scar (Non-Cesarean)

Im sending this to you, because when i went through it i had very little resources on the web to draw on, and at the time i found it quite emotionally taxing and hard, and felt quite alone… When i was 26 weeks pregnant i had some upper right quadrant abdominal pain, and i thought [...]

Categories: Belly, Complications in Pregnancy, First Pregnancy, Pregnant, Submissions, Surgical Scar (Non-Cesarean), Update

7 Weeks (Anonymous)

I’m submitting my photo because I’ve finally come to terms with being a mother in the whole sense of the word, the best I can. I decided to accept the little changes and focus more on the moment, and in this moment, I could never have more joy in my life. I had postpartum depression [...]

Categories: Belly, Postpartum, Second Pregnancy, Submissions, Surgical Scar (Non-Cesarean)

I had a diffcult pregnancy to begin with where I gained 45 lbs. The birth was worse. 23 hours in labor pushing for 32 minutes before they realized he was stuck. Tried to move him manually (oh by the way the epidural didnt take all the way) causing me to jump and slam my back [...]

Categories: Belly, Breasts, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions, Surgical Scar (Non-Cesarean)

Beauty Scars of a Mother (Anonymous)

I stumbled upon your “myspace” and I was hooked, I think it’s wonderful that mothers all over the world are opening up and showing the truth about what most real women look like. I had my son at the age of 19 and I was so paranoid about getting stretch marks, of course my worst [...]

Categories: Belly, First Pregnancy, Postpartum, Submissions, Surgical Scar (Non-Cesarean), Teen Mom