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How did your body change after pregnancy?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:19 PM on Mar. 26, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • Honestly I was lucky I guess cause it went right back to the way it was before. I'm pregnant again though so I may not be so lucky lol
    Brandi300

    Answer by Brandi300 at 11:20 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • i think it's way better. i wasn't a health freak before i got pregnant. i have never been chunky, always thin, but after giving birth and working so hard to get my body back i became a nutrition freak and my body just looks tighter and more toned after pregnancy than before. before-skinny but not very toned, after-skinny and toned
    momofone725

    Answer by momofone725 at 11:22 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • After my first two pregnancies, my body did not change to much, I bounced right back. After my 3rd and last pregnancy, my body was forever changed. The only true difference was it ended in an emergency c-section. But afterwards, my hair started to thin, I was extremely fatigued, I started to become intolerant to temperatures (hot and cold). It was really strange, and has never gone back to the way it was before.
    catsmom1993

    Answer by catsmom1993 at 11:23 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • well i went form a 00- 5. i never went back to my pre pregnacy weight. my butt and boobs got big, i got stretch marks and my 6 pack went bye bye.
    piwife

    Answer by piwife at 11:23 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • stretch marks :(
    tirelessefforts

    Answer by tirelessefforts at 11:25 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • I weighed less but now have a pouch of fat on my abdomen...it used to all be firmer.
    ashisamom

    Answer by ashisamom at 11:27 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • you don't wanna know. I had 5 abdominal surgeries in a 19 month span. And my weight went up/down like 120 pounds total (hyperemesis, malnutrition, and eventually tube feedings and strict bedrest) my stomach is a hot mess. boobs turned out OK though, lol.... surprisingly gravity has avoided them so far.

    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 11:27 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • someone just emailed asking the surgeries....

    10/30/04 baby born via emergency c section
    11/14/04 c section opened back up and made bigger to remove abscess and debridement of infection
    12/??/04 same as above plus inserting a shunt drain
    5/30/06 baby #2 born via planned csection
    6/03/06 emergency gall bladder surgery
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 11:33 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • I have better boobs and they are still holding up well to gravity, but from the waist down lower body is ruined. LOL! I had a bit of a poochy belly beore kids regardless how skinny I was. (bad genes). But after kids, I am in dire need of a tummy tuck and my pelvic bones have not went back to the original position.
    karamille

    Answer by karamille at 11:41 PM on Mar. 26, 2011

  • My belly is ruined have stretch marks everywhere and i cant loose all my weight
    meg1213

    Answer by meg1213 at 12:17 AM on Mar. 27, 2011

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