Social media has its benefits and pitfalls, like everything else. But one of the better things about social platforms is that it gives women a chance to connect with each other in a really nice way, when they want to. Sure, there are the body shaming trolls. But then there are also the super inclusive, body positive celebs out there reminding the rest of us that real life rarely like it’s depicted in glossy magazines. Take Tia Mowry’s newest postpartum photo just seven weeks after giving birth, for example. It’s the perfect reminder that every woman is different and that what we look like is the least important thing sometimes, to certain people. Especially when you have a newborn to care for and are getting adjusted to your new life.
Mowry gave birth to her second child with husband Cory Hardrict in early May. She also has a 6-year-old son, Cree Taylor, so she’s likely been a little preoccupied with parenting. She posted a selfie this weekend of herself at home in a pair of leggings and a white t-shirt. She captioned the picture, “Some #pregnant women after giving birth no longer have a belly after [seven] weeks. While others it may take a little longer.”
Mowry added, “Me, I’m the latter. I remember after giving birth to Cree, my belly didn’t all of a sudden go flat. I did have a C-Section, (as well as with my second pregnancy) and I thought something was wrong with me. I had seen in magazines the many women on the beach a few weeks #postpartum in a two piece. To be honest, it had to take time for me to embrace my…
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