When it comes to her postpartum body, Mina Starsiak Hawk admits it’s something she’s proud of and rightfully so. As the Good Bones star revealed on Instagram with a photo of herself six days after giving birth, her body continues to change and she’s focusing on being patient with herself. During her “Monday soapbox moment,” Mina Starsiak Hawk shared two photos of herself from the same day. Both of the photos were taken at very different angles and the first photo shows herself sucking it in, which was “suuuuper unpleasant post c-section, FYI.” RELATED: Nikki Bella Reveals How Postpartum Sex Really Was With Fiancé Artem Chigvintsev Mina Starsiak Hawk Shares Reality of Childbirth and the Postpartum Journey “Just food for thought. Both are ME obviously, the first is just posed and sucked in,” she explained. “The rest are me, at rest… in my diaper, because yes, you have to wear a diaper after giving birth because things just come out. There’s no room for modesty after childbirth.” Mina then went on to ask women to be easy on themselves when it comes to body image and when they compare themselves to others on social media. “Next time you wish you …
Shawn, 28, explained in a new YouTube video, Body Image Issues: 110 Lbs. to Pregnant, that the conclusion of the 2008 Olympics left her feeling lost and without purpose — and that the rigorous training and strict diet that she had been following up until that point gave her an unrealistic idea of what her body should look like.
A mom writes in asking for advice. She recently became pregnant with her second child, and due to a variety of reasons, she wants to give the baby away to a family member who has fertility issues. This mom has been diagnosed with postpartum depression, and she wants to know if, legally, she can follow through with her plan to give her baby away.