Body Positivity: This is what postpartum bodies REALLY look like

by BabyYumYum
Body Positivity This is what postpartum bodies REALLY look like
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Yes, the postpartum period is a magical time, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t hard, too. There are maternity pads, leaky boobs, saggy skin and stretchmarks… need we say more? So why do we so rarely see that real, raw side of motherhood? Scroll through social media and it’s all ‘snap back’ pics and smiling mamas with perfect babies so we LOVE that these moms aren’t afraid to show the rest of us what it’s really like.

When 5 weeks feels like a lifetime ago

Yes, it is normal to still look pregnant after giving birth

This is what a real postpartum body looks like – thank you for sharing mama!

She said it, and we couldn’t agree more!

This realness here is everything

Who remembers this moment?

Honestly, who hasn’t done this at some point?

Why be ashamed? Celebrate what your body is capable of

The marks of motherhood

A mom’s gotta do what a mom’s gotta do

Show off your scars with pride

Who can relate?

This is what ‘snapping back’ really looks like

Remember when you thought the actual birth was the hard part?

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