When we talk about a woman’s “post baby body,” we often focus on one thing and one thing only: how her body looks after giving birth.
But there’s so much more to the conversation about postpartum bodies that we aren’t having — for women whose pregnancies and entry into motherhood are filled with health complications, the talk about how a body looks is just downright insulting. There is so much more to what a woman who has dealt with a harrowing, physically dangerous pregnancy and birth will face than just how she looks.
And as woman bravely shared for Glamour magazine, sometimes that means facing your own body — and forgiving.
Read about one mom’s experience going into labor at only 6 months pregnant.