For some reason, people still expect women to "bounce back" or begin dieting and hitting the gym immediately after having a baby. Clearly, these people have never given birth or been pregnant.
Most new moms know that these expectations are completely unrealistic while your body is healing and while you begin your new life with your babe. Plus, who's to say what a woman's body is supposed to look like?
These beautiful photos celebrate real postpartum women and the changes their bodies have gone through.