Category Postpartum

Powerful Photo Of A Mom Moments After Giving Birth Highlights The True Pain & Struggle Women Go Through 

A female photographer who captured a seemingly overlooked moment of a woman post-birth has sparked conversation among thousands on social media. Alex Michele photographed her friend Tammy Wright of Jacksonville, Florida, after Wright welcomed a baby boy May 20. Alex was

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Moms Did This To Promote Post Partum Positive Body Images But See What They Got

Four moms, Desiree Fortin, Katie Crenshaw, Meg Boggs and Bethanie Garcia all met through the social media platform and collaborated on several body acceptance projects. They realized they’d finally have the chance to meet in late April during a conference

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Two Moms Take Us Through Their Postpartum Weight Loss Journey

As we all know that being a mother is hard enough but being a mom who struggles with postpartum weight can be devastating. For a mom-of-two, Victoria Brady, it was a pediatrician expressing concerns about her 1-year-old son’s weight that spurred

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How Mom, Hannah Wilkinson Discovered & Got Her Postpartum Mental Health Under Control Is A Must Read!

Research has shown that around one in five women will experience a pre or postpartum mental health problem up till a year after giving birth. Despite the prevalence of post- and perinatal mental health conditions, there is still an element

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‘Take it day by day’ -Singer, Carrie Underwood Gets Real On Her Postpartum Struggles (MUST READ)

Pregnancy is a beautiful thing but its aftermath and the changes it does to a woman’s body can leave her feeling low. Regardless of who you are, what size you are, or how you feel about yourself, if you’ve given

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FDA Approves First Drug For Postpartum Depression

It’s hard to hate on any treatment that science provides for curing postpartum depression or at least alleviating its worst symptoms. But somehow, we’ve been dealt a cure approved by the FDA that will make you either laugh or roll

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Mom, Tahnee Knowles Explains How Postnatal Depression Left Her Wishing Her Baby Would Die In His Sleep

A new mom who couldn’t wait to meet her baby has spoken with heartbreaking honesty about her postnatal depression, which, at its worse, made her hope her baby would stop breathing in his sleep. READ ALSO: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow Recalls

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Mother, Natalie Veeh’s Honest Photo Of Her Body Shows The Real Side of Motherhood

Although excited for the joys of motherhood, many women have great insecurities about the permanent changes that their bodies undergo as a result of childbirth. Although some women are lucky to experience minor alterations to their original bodies, many more

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Unveiling Five Celebrity Moms’ Postpartum Journeys | Photos & Video

Postpartum journey begins immediately after the birth of a child as the mother’s body -including hormone levels and uterus size, returns to a non-pregnant state. Now, there’s so much more to post-childbirth than just having a baby to cuddle. More

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Ese Walter Encourages Mums To Accept Their Postpartum Bodies After Revealing Her Postpartum Belly

Ese Walter has bared it all to encourage new mothers to appreciate their postpartum bodies. Although grateful for the joys of motherhood, many women have great insecurities about the permanent changes that their bodies undergo as a result. While some are

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Mom-Of-6, Kaché Byrd Shares Inspiring Thoughts On Postpartum Body Goals And It Is Spot-On

These days, many new moms- from the period of pregnancy, have postpartum body goals at the back of their minds and find it hard to accept what ‘life’ throws at them. So one can understand how inspiring it is when

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These Are Facts You Need To Know About Postpartum Depression As New Mom, Cardi B Clamps Down On It

Postpartum depression (PPD), also called postnatal depression, is a type of mood disorder associated with childbirth, and it can affect both the new mom and/or the new dad. It has symptoms that includes extreme sadness, low energy, anxiety, irritability, and

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Serena Williams Reveal Her Struggles With Postpartum Emotions To Encourage Other Mums

The emotions experienced in motherhood are complicated; as such, it is safely safe to refer to it as a “pack of emotional roller coaster.” American professional tennis star, Serena Jameka Williams has revealed that she’s been struggling with postpartum emotions

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New Mum Highlights Post Delivery Struggles That No One Really Talks About

Every aspects of motherhood is a journey. From conception, pregnancy, birth to nursing. No one stage is superior to the other, and the experiences from each stage is worth cherishing forever. A new mother from Gastown took to her Instagram

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Awesome: Photographer Mom-Of-2, Julie Worthy Captures The Beauty Of Postpartum Bodies Through Photography

While some people were unjustly body-shaming a new mom some days ago as reported here, another mom has come out to boldly show the beauty of postpartum body. Photographer Julie Worthy of Petite Chérie Photography is using her photography to celebrate

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How To Make Your Stitches Heal Fast After An Episiotomy

Eyinade Eweje An episiotomy, a surgical cut in the perineum – the muscular area between the vagina and the anus – done to create sufficient vaginal opening for baby’s passage, is one of the several rigours often experienced by a

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Intriguing: See Victoria Secret Model, Candice Swanepoel’s Clap-Back At Her Body-Shamers

It is so unfair to set body-shape standards for new-moms and expect them to live up to them; especially unrealistic standards. According to medical science, some hormones that ‘messes’ with a woman’s body shape are released during pregnancy, which explains

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Misspetite, Emeh Achanga Who Suffered PPD Opens Up On Why Many Nigerian Women Live In Denial of the Disorder

Emeh Achanga popularly known for running the Nigerian blog MissPetite, has been very vocal about her experience with postpartum depression (a type of mood disorder associated with child birth which can affects some mothers upon the delivery of their children) to enlighten

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Mum-of-Triplets, Desiree Fortin Who’s Maintained a Positive Post Baby-Bod Image Writes About How She Truly Feels In New Post

32-year-old from Encinitas, California, Desiree Fortin and her husband, Ryan, welcomed their children Charlize, Sawyer and Jax in August 2015. Desiree, who struggled to conceive for three years before finding success with IVF, had her babies through a C-section. Two years on, Desiree is

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Tia Mowry’s Brutal Honesty About Her 7 Weeks Post-partum Body Is One Reason to Love Her

Tia Mowry’s newest postpartum photo seven weeks after giving birth is a nothing but real. In a place like Hollywood where body goals expectation is an unrealistic feat for the everyday woman, Tia’s post is quite relieving. Mowry gave birth to

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Post-partum Depression: Author, Bunmi Laditan Reveals It Took Her 3 Years After Childbirth To Bond With Her Child

Most women grow up dreaming of becoming a mother, but what they don’t expect is the shattering postpartum depression they might suffer after childbirth. Nigerian-American writer/author, Bunmi Laditan shared her personal experience with postnatal depression after birthing her third child and

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Tv Star, Tia Mowry Has An Advice For Every Mum In New Postpartum Post

Two weeks after birthing her second baby, the actress and show host, shares a new photo of post bod. In a  post she shared on her Instagram page, Tia speaks on false post-baby body expectations, advicing mothers not to allow people

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Actress Gwyneth Paltrow Recalls How Post Partum Depression Took Her to a “Dark Place”

Mom of two, Gwyneth Paltrow isn’t afraid to open up about her terrible experience with postpartum depression when she had her second child. The 45-year-old American actress, singer, and food writer talked about the dark event in her life with her mother

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How To Help Another Mum Deal With Postpartum Depression, PPD

Ogbugoh Terundu Joy Esq. Postpartum depression also referred to as PPD is a disorder experienced by women after delivery. 1 in 5 women would experience postpartum depression in their life time. This disorder comes with feelings of hopelessness and total disconnection

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Postpartum Depression Is Real! How a Depressed Mom Threw Off Her Baby From a 118ft Bridge (Photos)

Most women grow up dreaming of becoming a mother, but what they don’t expect is the devastating postpartum depression they might suffer after child birth. Expecting moms have even confirmed that they experienced Prepartum depression. Miraculously, seven-month-old baby Thayller has survived being

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