Thursday, March 03, 2011

Postpartum belly: 1 day after

I've always wanted pictures of my shrinking postpartum belly. It's like pregnancy in rapid reverse! So here's 1 day after giving birth:

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  1. In truth , it's not really as "rapid" as we hope it will be.
    Relax and enjoy your babymoon

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  2. You look great for one day after giving birth! Hope you are enjoying your newly expanded family!

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  3. Oh I did the same thing!! I'll have to post it on my blog so you can see mine, it was amazing how quickly it returned to normal... breastfeeding rocks!! :)

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  4. Here is my own post, you can see my progression:

    http://lumpsandwoozles.blogspot.com/2011/03/post-partum-belly.html

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  5. This is amazing! It always fascinates me how the belly just pops back to half its size or less in only hours. And then a week later, it's almost gone. And then you look like 4 months pregnant, and that just doesn't go away... ;-) At least in my case. You look beautiful! Congratulations.
    Nadja

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  6. You look beautiful, Rixa. For me, it was amazing how fast it went down... to a point. Then it just stuck there forever! It's doing better now, but then my baby is 2 1/2!

    Funny! The word verification is "faster." How appropriate!

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  7. I had my first baby last summer, and that was the only thing that was worse than I expected. I mean, even contractions weren't as bad as "they said". But nobody told me I'd still look pregnant after the baby was out! Ha! I'll know better this time.

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  8. I love how confident and proud you look with it :) The postpartum belly is something that a lot of women don't want to talk about!

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  9. I agree with Sara R. I wish we all could have the attitude of how cool and amazing our bodies are instead of being negative about it.

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  10. Unrelated, but do you know when the new edition of Obstetric Myths vs. Research Realities is going to come out? Last time I heard it mentioned it was supposed to be late 2010... is there a date yet?

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  11. I love the subtile differences in your facial expressions. Comparing your last two belly photos, postpartum is a happier state!

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  12. Neat. I wish I would have had the mind to do any of this stuff! Love ya

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  13. Great idea, I want to do this too after my baby is born. Thanks for sharing!

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