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Is anyone else really b****y annoyed with media's preoccupation with weight and pregnancy?

(5 Posts)
LoveActually Tue 09-Sep-08 19:05:53

In the media requests section I noticed a womans magazine looking for women who had 'better figures'after their pregnancy. Was a bit disappointed but not surprised by fact that they were looking for women who were slimmer than pre-pg! I wish there were some celebrities out there who didn't feel the need to diet themselves silly. Am 23 weeks and is only time I have felt comfortable with my body and my shape, am I the only one?

jadey24 Tue 09-Sep-08 19:27:42

Not the only one...altho i was a tiny size 6-8 b4 pregnancy ( not intentionally either)i was happy to finally gain some weight and feel femimine during pregnancy and was actually dreading after the baby was born coz i knew id lose it...i did and went back to 7st 12 and hated it but thankfully have gone upto 8st and starting to feel happy again.


laweaselmys Tue 09-Sep-08 19:53:37

you're so right. I have always been underweight, and I love that I've got my curves now. I hope I keep them!

pinkspottywellies Tue 09-Sep-08 20:57:35

But although the examples she gave were if you were thinner after having a baby, one could always have replied saying that they had a better figure after they filled out more like the first two replies here.

I read the other day that Charlotte Church won't leave the house at the minute because she's put on a lot of weight again in her second pg. I think that's really sad.

LoveActually Fri 12-Sep-08 14:54:44

God that is sad pinkspottywellies, Charlotte Church is quite young, and she didn't have her first so long ago, I heard it's a good idea to give your body at least a year to 18 months to get back to normal. Of course that's in an ideal world
I was slim before I got pg, but probably too slim, maybe that's why i feel better about my body. If I'd been overweight I might have felt differently.

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