2 Weeks Postpartum, Mother at 19 (Anonymous)

I had my first son two weeks ago, a week before my 19th birthday. I was so worried about what my body would be like postpartum because I took quite a bit of pride in my body before the pregnancy. Now I realize that it really doesn’t matter as much now that I’ve had my son, and I’m proud of what my body is capable of and of the beautiful healthy baby boy it created. I do have my moments of insecurity and I feel far less desirable than before, but I’m working on getting back into shape. My fiance assures me that I look great still, but of course I sometimes don’t believe him (I’m such a girl sometimes…) Attached are pictures of me before pregnancy, during, and after, and a couple of my son Raiden of course =)

12 thoughts on “2 Weeks Postpartum, Mother at 19 (Anonymous)

  • Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 12:39 pm

    You look so confident in your photos! I think that says a lot. You’re looking great, and only two weeks later!

  • Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 1:15 pm

    I agree with Megan. You look great and so confident!!

  • Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 2:24 pm

    wow so beautiful baby looks like you!

  • Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 2:34 pm

    ok first off you are gorgeous!!! second off…GIRL I LOVE HOW YOU POSED IN UR AFTER PICS!! it shows confindence and this is what it is im a mother and i love it…just those pics alone have made me look at my body in a different way! wow thank you so much girl!! and ur only 2 weeks pp girl!!! trust me you body has a whole year yet to do a lot of changing!!! so dont be down on urself now…im on here too under update 14 pp (tamara) you can see how my body has changed over the months! keep ur head up girl ur beautiful!

  • Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 9:47 pm

    You were the cutest preggo ever and you look awesome now! Plus you seem amazingly confident. I hope I can get there at some point (I’m 4 months pp). Plus your baby is adorable.

  • Thursday, February 26, 2009 at 11:28 pm

    Girl u are awesome I give all my respect to u. ill be less harsh om my self. even though a year has passed and I look like I’m six months pregnant. To all the ones contributing to this web site thank you I thought I was the only one I have been swallowing my depression to my self ever since I saw my body full of strech marks to all the new mothers yes they do look a bit better with time

  • Friday, February 27, 2009 at 7:03 am

    You are to freakin cute!!!

  • Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 4:30 pm

    Wow, I haven’t commented on here before, but I love not only how you looked gorgeous while pregnant but so radiant and happy and confident afterwards- thanks for not hiding your face, because those are some beautiful, inspiring photos :)

  • Sunday, March 15, 2009 at 10:29 pm

    Awww you’re so cute. Your baby is adorable!

  • Saturday, March 21, 2009 at 6:05 pm

    You are so beautiful! And you have such a flirty, fun, sexy attitude that just glows from this screen! And a beautiful baby!!! :D

  • Wednesday, May 13, 2009 at 11:04 am

    I just love all of these pictures, you rock! Congratulations to you and your fiance on your sweet little baby!

  • Monday, July 1, 2013 at 7:53 am

    I had my son 2 weeks before my 19th birthday and I was the same way. Before I got pregnant, I was the “it” girl lol. My boyfriend was the star football player in High School and was in the news papers almost every week. He got a full scholarship for football so I followed him to college and got pregnant my Freshman year. I’m so happy he is not like most guys tho. We came back home together to take care of our son. I feel bad sometimes because I feel like its my fault that he have to get go of his scholarship. We have been together for 3 years now and have a 2 month old. I love my son to death and even tho my stomach will never look the same as before, I’m happy for what I got out of it. I’m a woman that earned my stripes.

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