Happy Birthday, SOAM!

I can’t believe it’s been almost a decade since SOAM began. It’s been a wild journey and look how far we’ve come! Thank you for being a part of it! ...more

Come to Accept the New Me (Anonymous)

I was just 18 when I got unplanned pregnant with my first child. At the beginning of pregnancy I was a tiny 110lbs six pack belly girl, but by the end I was round everywhere at 175lbs. I used cream because of my fear of stretch marks but it turned out I had an alergic […] ...more

Daughters Raising Mothers

My mom died almost four years ago. She had a lifetime of problems (that is probably a gross understatement) and she was a very broken person. Ours was a complicated relationship (also a gross understatement) ....more

My Fiancé is Looking Down On Us (Anonymous)

I’m 20 years old with two beautiful baby boys, but I can’t stand my body. I can’t even look at it. Before pregnancy I was self conscious about my body but in reality it was pretty perfect. ....more

Learning to love my body again one day at a time. (Rachel)

Hi there, I am going to start at the beginning. Well I had always wanted to be a mother I had my first baby at the age of 22. I didn’t plan it and it took me and my partner of three years by surprise ....more

(rachelridleyyoga)

This photo represents the power of positive social media. Anyone who knows me, knows how insecure I am about my tummy. No bikinis, long tops, loose yoga vests…the list goes on ....more

Get Cliterate!

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Anonymous Mummy

I feel like I need to show this photo my myself to learn to love myself. I don’t know who to, but this seems like a good place to start :) I was 83kgs before pregnancy, and. Now am 80kgs, so that’s a plus, but the stretch marks are a minus ....more

and then they exploited the #mombod

After the weird and sexist #dadbod trend, women tried to take back their right to exist just as they are, mom bodies and all. Which is, you know, kinda the thing here at SOAM. So I have been hanging out on Instagram and Twitter in the #mombod tags and for the most part loving the […] ...more

You probably saw

You probably saw this photo of this professor last week on the internet. A student in one of his classes in Israel had to bring her baby to class, and when the baby started fussing, she made to leave, but her professor took the baby and soothed him and continued teaching. Which is amazing ....more