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Which Body Part Changed Most Postpartum?

The human body is an amazing work of art, especially the female form that can stretch and shrink with the birth of a child. While many moms can get back to the prebaby weight or even work their way back to abs of steel, their postpartum bodies will never be the same. A herniated belly button, stretch-marked tummies, or wide hips may be the indicators of motherhood that mommy will never be able to change. Which body part changed most dramatically for you postpartum?

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FrankiLee FrankiLee 7 years
Definitely my tummy. I barely have any stretch marks (a few on the sides of my thighs), but like others have said, I just have this loose skin that I can't seem to get rid of!
MissSushi MissSushi 7 years
my stomach.. i was overweight when I got pregnant and lost the extra weight during the pregnancy, so combining that with the way your stomach changes anyway i was left with an alarming pouch. It did eventually go away but those first few months were terrifying for me, lol. It wasn't supposed to be flat and long.. eek.
cheersdarlin916 cheersdarlin916 7 years
After my first I was not able to use tampons comfortably anymore. Don't ask me why but they just don't stay in the same way they use to and so I just don't use them anymore.
GMarie GMarie 7 years
My poor belly looks like it was inflated, had a roadmap painted on it, and then melted. I'm pregnant again, so now it's starting to inflate...again!
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