Health and fitness in motherhood. It is one of those topics that every mum wants to talk about but it’s not really a conversation they want to be having. As a mum of two I totally get why because I was one of those people. Sometimes I still am. It is hard to have a conversation about a topic that plays havoc with your mindset when it comes to body image.
PREGNANCY AND MOTHERHOOD…..
Let’s talk about pregnancy and motherhood. These two jobs are without a doubt the hardest jobs I have ever had. Pregnancy is such a beautiful thing. Our bodies are amazing machines. I loved being pregnant. At every chance I had I’d glance at my growing bump. If I was walking past a shop window or a mirror I’d admire my pregnant body. My husband also loved my pregnant body and he’d tell me every day how beautiful I looked. No matter how beautiful pregnancy is, growing and nurturing a human is no walk in the park.
Only a woman who has experienced pregnancy knows the true affect that it has on the body. Stretch marks, sagging skin and bulging bellies are just some of the visible changes we go through. [Read more…]