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Imagine this, mama. You have a baby, you’re sore and swollen, and you have to zip up a pair of jeans. I’ve already lost you? Great, me too. Because when you’re postpartum, it’s all about leggings, friend. And as a mama who practically lives in leggings (our editor calls me the legging queen), I can […]
A few weeks ago, I was watching a video by the hilarious Laura Clery. In it, she discusses all the random things you hear pregnant women bring up in conversation while carrying their babies. It’s no surprise that postpartum incontinence made the list. While she covers a range of wild topics, such as nipple pain, […]
Swimsuit shopping has never been known as women’s favorite past time, and postpartum swimsuits add totally new frustration to the mix. Postpartum bodies are amazing–those stretch mark-filled bellies and loose skin have performed amazing feats, and they deserve to be celebrated. And yet, they aren’t the bodies we’re used to, and many women struggle with […]
So, you just spent hours figuring out when to go to the hospital for labor; you got there and birthed your beautiful baby; and now you’re postpartum! Congrats, mama! You did a HUGE and amazing thing, and we’re SUPER proud of you. When postpartum mamas finally get home with their tiny new bundle, most of […]
Summer is fully upon us, and most of us are trying to spend lots of time outdoors since that’s where we’re told it’s safest to socialize. But I’ve had lots of moms tell me how hard they’re finding this trend. Their kids want to go to the pool or even on a beach trip, or […]
This is not about “normal" emotions after giving birth, but a serious mental health issue. We must try to understand dealing with postpartum anxiety.
Let’s just be honest here, y’all. Even if you had an “easy” birthing experience (I use quotes because, does such a thing really exist?), the postpartum experience is a beast. It’s a period full of emotion, discomfort, sleep deprivation, tenderness, and the realization that you’ve been lied to by your friends and family. A lot. […]
Most of us have strong feelings about our postpartum bodies. Some love them, more hate them, many are in awe of them. Above all, most of us can't believe how little we knew about what to expect.
Negative body image is a major postpartum problem. Let's flip our mindset. Instead of wanting “our bodies" back, let's be in awe of all they have done.