Postpartum changes are usually overlooked on Instagram especially, where young moms showcase seemingly flawless bodies shortly after childbirth. In reality, women’s bodies require time to recover.
The actress welcomed her third child. Sharing her postpartum journey, she acknowledged the difficulty for mothers of multiple kids to find self-care time. In her words,”The routine with our baby is getting more familiar, and I’m ready to start taking a little time in the day focusing on myself. For me, that means my health.”
On social medias she shared a paparazzi picture, stating, “I am posting this on behalf of young girls, women, and mothers of all ages. I’m enjoying a vacation with my son after a long shooting season . Since websites and magazines love to share ’celeb flaws’ – well I have them!”
Halsey appeared on SNL shortly after giving birth. After fans marveled at her postpartum physique, she shared on Instagram, “My body has felt like a stranger’s for a long time. A lot of people don’t know that you still look pregnant for a while after. It is still changing, and I am letting it.” She expressed that embraces the lasting changes, finding happiness in the transformation.
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Ashley body positivity queen, shared stretch mark photos from her first pregnancy. After having twins this year, she posted a video, saying, “Posting this video for all the mamas who may never ’bounce back’ and for anyone who needs to be reminded that your body is amazing in its realest form. This is my strong, five-month-postpartum-been-pregnant-for-two-years body as it is in hopes to further normalize all bodies in any stage of life.”
Chrissy shared her family’s stretch mark . She embraced stretch marks, highlighting the importance of accepting real bodies in a world dominated by FaceTune.
Alyssa Milano, is a mother of two children, pursued her ‘happy’ weight post-pregnancies with a low-carb diet and regular exercises. Despite shedding pounds, she embraces her C-section scar, saying, “I love my C-section scar because it’s where my babies came from.”
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After having a baby, Mila Kunis had to adapt her wardrobe. The actress, now embraces bras, saying, “I always dress for a flat-chested girl, and now all of a sudden I have breasts. This is amazing to me. It’s a whole new amazing world!”
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Blake Lively, in her 4th pregnancy, talked on past insecurities about post-pregnancy body size. Today is feels so greatful ,she appreciates the beauty of her body and the miracle of motherhood.
Tia had a big problem to accept immediate body changes after 2 natural births. She felt insecure seeing postpartum women in magazines. It took time for her to embrace her new unique body.
Amy Schumer usually shared post-baby body positivity. After a year, she faced endometriosis, saying, “If anybod sees me in pictures or anything, and they’re like, she looks thinner, and whatever: it’s because I had surgery.”