Family Matters
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Family Matters

Is It Even Normal to Get Back to Pre-Baby Weight?

On buying new jeans and embracing my postpartum body

I finally caved and bought two new pairs of jeans the other day. I’m five months postpartum and I’ve been living in one pair of jeans that fit plus my maternity jeans where the elastic at the back has a massive hole.



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Melissa-Jane Nguyen

Writer and editor. Writing about parenting, writing and life. Working on YA novel. Tea drinker. Book lover. Wife. Mother.