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Thank you for submitting your story to The Shape of a Mother – this site wouldn’t exist without women like you! I am forever grateful to each and every participant. Please read the following information and follow the directions for submission.


**Please do not submit professional photographs unless YOU are the photographer or can have the photographer e-mail me his or her permission. Due to copyright laws I cannot post photos without the photographer’s direct permission.**

By submitting an entry you agree…

…to allow me to post your photos and/or story here on this website, and you realize that this is the internet and a public forum.

…that if your photos include nudity, you are over 18 years old and were at the time the photos were taken.


Email the following information to soamsubmissions@gmail.com!

What to include:
~Title of your entry:
~The name you want posted with your entry (“Anonymous” is fine):
~Your story or thoughts if you want to include something:
~Will you give permission to use this entry in the media, if needed? (Not necessary, but appreciated)
~If you would like me to close comments on your entry, please let me know – otherwise I will leave them open by default.
~Don’t forget to attach photos!

You may also choose to include:
~Your Age:
~Number of pregnancies and births:
~The age of your children, or how far postpartum you are:
~Any key words (second pregnancy, plus sized mom, cesarean, etc):

If there has been a miscommunication and I added your name or didn’t add something, please e-mail me and I will fix it right away! If, for some reason, you change your mind about the pictures you included or the text you’ve written, just e-mail me the changes.

Want more info? Read the FAQ! Any other questions or comments? E-mail me!