My Pregnant Body

Many moms-to-be feel uncomfortable in their own skin. But it doesn't have to be that way! Here you'll learn how to manage aches and pains, pamper yourself, cope with your changing body, and stay healthy and fit during pregnancy.

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The 5 Most Important Things I Recommend Everyone Does When Healing After Birth
An OB-GYN and mom of three tells all on postpartum recovery, from the first month to the first year after giving birth.
Rihanna's Maternity Fashion Is Giving Joy and Confidence—What Black Pregnant People Need More Of
Singer and mom-to-be Rihanna refuses to hide her pregnant body, sending a message to all of us about self-love and body confidence.
I Chose Plastic Surgery To Feel Like Me Again in My Postpartum Body
After years of struggling with severe postpartum diastasis recti and body confidence issues, I made the decision to undergo surgery. It wasn't an easy choice, but it's one I'm now glad I chose.
Pregnancy Can Be Triggering for People With a History of Eating Disorders
For pregnant people who struggle with an eating disorder, the three trimesters can be challenging. Here's what experts suggest.
It's Time To Embrace Your Postpartum Belly
If your postpartum stomach is still around after birth, know you are not alone. It is completely normal for your body to change after carrying and having a baby.
Parents Are Getting Botox in Their Vaginas After Birth To Help With Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Botox for the bladder and vagina? Doctors, physical therapists, and patients discuss the efficacy of the common cosmetic staple when used in those areas.
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2 Maternity Medical Bills Dropped My Credit Score 150 Points—Here's How I Recovered
Health insurance companies deny payment for nearly one quarter of the bills they receive, forcing patients to foot the bill themselves. It happened to me—because of my pregnancy.
Pregnant People Aren't 'Over' COVID-19—Let's Not Overlook Their Boundaries
Redditor wonders if it would have been better to be pregnant during the early part of the pandemic instead of now. Either way, boundaries are key.
Pregnant Reddit User Shares Brutally Honest Answers to the Rude Questions She Receives

If you're pregnant, chances are you're being asked these questions. And if you need the right comeback for them, this thread has you covered.