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Smokin’ Hot (Katie)

Smokin’ Hot! (Katie)

Age: 36
Pregnancies/births: 11/3 (8 miscarriages)
Ages of children: 4.5, 2, 2 weeks

My son is two weeks old today, and as I was about to get in the shower (yay, shower!), I saw myself in the mirror and thought, I am smokin’ hot! I should submit pics to SOAM! So I got my eyepod and took a couple of pics. Don’t think I don’t have stretch marks; I just don’t have any from pregnancy, which given my losses, makes me sad. All 3 of my children were born by spontaneous, unmedicated vaginal birth. The scar on my belly is from the burst appendix I had at 20.

Photos are my henna belly at 37w4d and front and side views 2 weeks postpartum.

in Belly, Breasts, Child Loss, Four or More Pregnancies, Mom over 30, Postpartum, Pregnant, Submissions, Surgical Scar (Non-Cesarean)
18 comments… add one
  • Sarah Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 10:56 am

    You are beautiful! I love your confidence and that you treat your experiences as sacred, too. :)

  • Karla Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 10:59 am

    You do look hot! :)

  • Michelle Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 11:04 am

    You are beautiful and inspiring!

  • Opal Michel Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 11:09 am

    No kidding!!! You ARE smoking hot!
    Woo woo!

    Congratulations on the birth of your son!!

  • Undisturbed Birth Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 11:18 am

    Smokin’ hot for sure! Way to go, mama! We’d love to hear your birth stories… ;)

  • Sarah Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 11:39 am

    Thank you for sharing your joy! You have been through an incredible journey. Congratulations on your new baby :)

  • Jenn Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 11:46 am

    You look awsome! I wish I looked that good and My last baby is 13 months now.

  • Kim Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 11:48 am

    Lookin’ great!!!!

  • Megan Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 11:57 am

    Gorgeous! So glad that you can see it too!

  • Sarah Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 1:19 pm

    ONLY two weeks? You do look smokin’ hot! And glad to know I am not the only woman left on this early with pubic hair. :)

  • Nury Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 2:51 pm

    You look amazing and i love love love your confidence – thats very inspiring. Life hasn’t been easy for you looking at your bio. Your new little munchkin will certainly thrive with the positive energy and love you’re transmitting. Well done!

  • bonnie Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 7:31 pm

    Love the confidence, we need more role models like this. Proud moms who aren’t “models”! But I am more interested in the story behind 8 misscarriages, I’ve had 4 and only one child. Sometimes I don’t think trying again is going to be worth it. Katie if you could let me know how you dealt with the losses and kept going, I’d love to hear from you.

  • Shauna Nolan Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 8:25 pm

    The female body is an incredible form. You are gorgeous and strong. It’s amazing that our bodies can stretch as expand to accommodate a tiny human then birth that human and then look awesome still!

  • Zoie Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 1:10 pm

    Beautiful. Gorgeous. Brave. And HOT! Thank you for sharing your beauty and heart in these photos. There’s so much power in the love you have for your babies, here and not here. It shines from you.

  • Cassandra Saturday, February 2, 2013, 6:19 pm


    You rock!!!! I wish more women were like you! We should love ourselves, how divine/awesome are we all yah know?! You are a beautiful woman. I had an unmedicated vag birth with my son (2yr old) too, and it is such a neat experience! Felt like a gladiator afterwards! Every woman should come out of childbirth whatever their experience and choices feeling like that for sure. Enjoy your new addition to the fam and keep it up mamma!

  • Sarah Monday, February 4, 2013, 12:00 am

    Eight losses! You’re amazing. That would break me inside, probably… but then again, I suppose you keep going for the lives of your little ones. You grieve, of course, but go forward because there is still life.
    You are lovely. :)

  • Adrian Wednesday, February 20, 2013, 7:32 am

    “Smokin’ Hot” is an understatement! Great to see a natural ‘real woman’ displaying your self-confidence.

  • jamie Thursday, April 11, 2013, 12:44 am

    You are smokin’ hott. And your attitude makes you even hotter.

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