“we’re not meant to bounce back after babies. we’re meant to step forward into a more awakened, more attuned, and more powerful version of ourselves.” - a quote i saw recently. i’m twelve weeks postpartum today ✨ i have zero interest in “bouncing back” or getting my pre-baby body back. there is no going back - my body created a human and is sustaining that little boy (with the help of a pump + formula). i do have an interest though in creating a new stronger body - one that can resist kid germs, make milk and run after a toddler (or 3 😉). it’s hard to see in this photo, but i still have a 3-finger width gap between my abs (that apparently creates enough of a belly that a woman at target asked if i was expecting 🙄) so i’m working to heal that first so i can get back into the swing of things!
i’m also currently writing a blog post all about postpartum so if you have any questions (my homebirth to c-section, breastfeeding struggles, postpartum healing diet, anything!), let me know and i’ll answer them in the post!