I had a beautiful little girl three weeks ago, she is the light of mine and my husbands lives. We tried for almost a year to get pregnant before we did and when it happened it was the best feeling in the world, when I had her we fell so madly in love with her but as many women I felt my body was destroyed, it’s not as great as it was I’m still 30lbs heavier than I was before and feel as if I’m so unattractive some days. Some days I feel good and others I feel like it looks bad. I have a hard time letting my husband see me naked still.. The stretch marks don’t bother me but it’s the excess skin.. I know it will eventually go away and my daughter is well worth what my body has been through.. Just nice to have support from others that know how it feels!
3 thoughts on “New Mommy (Avery’s Mom)”
Let your husband see it… I’m positive that he will love you the way you are and misses how confident you used to be about yourself. Sharing that with him is a big part of getting that positive reinforcement, and it allows the 2 of you to go through your emotional healing as a team.
Momma, you look great for only being three weeks postpartum! I was scared to let my husband see me naked still after 5 months. He was deployed till our little girl was 5 months and he only got to see me grow through pictures not in person. I was afraid he would not like what my body had become because the last time he saw me I was 6 months pregnant and barely showing. I wish now that I had let him support me more. Let your husband support you and revel in your new body. That way both of you will get to see it change. You know your little girl is his light and he knows your body is what created her. We all support you momma and you are beautiful.
Early post pregnancy is a difficult transition for so many of us, our bodies have been through so much. You will have ups and downs as your body readjust but hang in there, it gets better. You are beautiful!
Welcome to motherhood, you are in for a marvelous adventurous:)