Body Image After Baby

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Body Image After Baby
Wed, 02-13-2013 - 12:11pm

Mothers have a love-hate relationship with our bodies. And sadly, it’s usually more hate than love.

“I hate my body after four kids and four C-sections,” Liz Capra Whitby told TODAY Moms. “No time or energy to do anything about it, and I'm so sick of people saying ‘make time’ or ‘prioritize.' That's just not reality. I love my kids, hate my body.”

Many women share her feelings. A TODAY Moms survey of more than 3,000 people found that 31 percent of moms hate their bodies.

Almost two-thirds of women say they worry their partner doesn’t like their body, according to our online, unscientific poll. Two-thirds of moms also say images of Hollywood moms looking super-fit after having a baby make them feel worse about themselves.

How do you feel about your body since baby arrived?

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