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Want An Honest Look At How Motherhood Changes Women's Bodies? Here You Go!

We're inundated with pictures of celebs who just gave birth, punctuated by headlines touting how they "got their bodies back" in record time. By record time, I mean a completely unrealistic amount of time. And the fact is that a woman's body is often forever changed by having children. This is not a bad thing! Photographer and mom Ashlee Wells Jackson wants all of us to recognize and appreciate how childbirth, breastfeeding, and motherhood change women's bodies. I'd love for both my daughter and my son to grow up seeing these images instead of the ones of "perfection" they currently see every time we go to the grocery store.

Want An Honest Look At How Motherhood Changes Women's Bodies? Here You Go!


Check out Ashlee's Facebook page for the project or learn more on her website.

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