Sharing a photograph of herself taken just two weeks after the 39-year-old and husband Cory Hardrict welcomed their daughter on May 5, the star opened up about how it’s okay to “still have a belly” after giving birth.
“This is MY #postpartum,” she wrote. “Do I still have a belly yes. I actually look like I’m 4 months pregnant and that is OKAY.”
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Continuing, she wrote, “I wanted to shine a light on how our society creates false expectations after a woman gives birth. Ladies, it’s okay that our bodies are not PERFECT after our babies are born. Give yourself time. Go at your own pace. Don’t allow people to put a time limit on YOUR body.”
“You’ve just accomplished a miracle! #Love yourself, love your new body, embrace it. It you want to make changes than that’s your desire and no one else’s,” she continued, before adding a very special postscript: “Ps, #moms freaking rock!
Announcing the arrival of the couple’s second child earlier this month, Mowry-Hardrict shared a sweet image of herself cradling the newborn in her arms at the hospital.
“Feeling grateful and blessed as we welcome our little baby girl into the world!” she wrote in the caption. “We are in heaven ]]>🙏🏽