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4 Reasons To Love Your Pregnant & Postpartum Body

It’s not easy for me to admit this, but when I became pregnant last year my biggest fear was how carrying a child would change my body. As a teenager I struggled with my weight emotionally and physically for years, and after discovering yoga in my early 20’s I learned how to accept my body …

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How I’ve Learned To Love My Body (Even when I feel like a cow)

The first time my baby slept through the night my rock hard breasts woke me up at 2AM. They were huge and they hurt. As I made my way into the bathroom I heard a steady “drip drip drip” on the tile floor. It was like condensation in a steam room. A lactating steam room. …

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Finding Trust and Acceptance In Your Postpartum Body

I can’t think of any other time in my life where I received more looks and comments on the shape and changes of my body than when I was pregnant and a new mom. As a dietitian, I felt pressure to not gain too much weight and to also be on top of immediately losing …

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