I was 19 when I accidentally watched my sister give birth. When I found out she was in labor, I rushed to the hospital. All my childbirth knowledge came from sitcoms, so I figured she was somewhere between the dramatic water breakage and the instantaneous appearance of a baby who looked 5 months old. There was no time to waste. As it turned out, there were about five hours to waste.
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Your postpartum body can feel unfamiliar, awkward, and downright painful, but these offbeat tricks helped one mom cope. I remember the virgin experience of seeing my very first postpartum body in the mirror of my hospital room's bathroom. I was in my hot pink maternity tank top, those wretched net shorts complete with a maxi-pad stuck to them and was like, "What the hell just happened here?! My C-section scar stung and it was equally painful to look at the bandaged slice on my belly. But right then I made a choice to screw it all and 'bounce back' despite what my eyes were seeing.
Bump-shaming , mum-shaming, wading in on the breastfeeding vs. First of all, you probably deserve it because we all know being a new parent is hard work, but secondly: the notion that a woman should have to shoehorn herself into a corset a few months after giving birth is outrageous. The product has been advertised alongside other maternity lingerie such as belly bands. A spokesperson from Mothercare has since confirmed that it will be reviewing the wording and imagery of the product.
The chain said that it would make clear on its website that the corsets were not recommended for new mothers, after The Times shared concerns from midwives, mothers-to-be and the National Childbirth Trust. They said that selling the black, lacy corsets put unfair pressure on women to look sexy at a time…. Get The International Pack for free for your first 30 days for unlimited Smartphone and Tablet access.