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I Was Body Shamed (Again) By My Parents Hours After Giving Birth

If we can’t celebrate our bodies after childbirth, when can we?

Photo by Jessica Felicio on Unsplash

I gave birth a month ago for the second time. It was a quick delivery and I didn’t have to spend the night in the hospital. In fact, after a mere four hours of giving birth, I was back home. My mom was staying the night to look after my oldest. She…

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