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"After giving birth, I thought I would hate my body more, but I actually feel better about my body than I thought I would. I love my stretch marks on my hips, my inner thighs, and calves. They show strength and endurance on what my body handled creating and giving birth to a beautiful and healthy baby boy."
"I felt most confident and happy about my body when I gave birth. I always liked my body before that, but I had a happy, easy pregnancy and a good labor. I'm not as slim-hipped, perky-boobed, or lithe postpartum, but it's still a good body."
"I gave birth to my first baby two weeks ago. When I was pregnant, I felt absolutely beautiful. I have always been very thin; more recently I struggled with being too thin and had difficulty gaining weight. I finally put on some weight while pregnant and felt — and still feel — very sexy and womanly for the first time."