Mum-of-two gets real about postpartum bodies, and we love her for it

Having a baby can be overwhelming and exhilarating at the same time.

You now have this gorgeous little person to love and cherish forever, but your body has been through an ordeal. Sadly, however, thanks to celebs bouncing back the next day, mums can feel pressurised to also "bounce" back. 

However, Sister, Sister actress Tia Mowry wants to change this, and is encouraging mums to embrace and love their postpartum bodies.

The star and her husband, Cory Hardrict, welcomed a baby girl in early May, and she took to Instagram to open up about her body image, post-baby.

She also called out the false expectation perpetuated in society for new mothers.


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“This is MY #postpartum," she captioned the snap recently. "Two weeks in. Do I still have a belly yes. I actually look like I’m 4 months pregnant and that is OKAY.”

The 39-year-old stressed the importance of setting your own goals and not feeling pressurised by others.

“I wanted to shine a light on how our society creates false expectations after a woman gives birth," she wrote.

"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.”


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She ended the sweet message by giving some love to new mums and their bodies:

“You’ve just accomplished a miracle! #Love yourself, love your new body, embrace it. [If] you want to make changes [then] that’s your desire and no one else’s. Ps, #moms freaking rock!”

The actress and her partner also have a seven-year-old son together, Cree Taylor Hardrict.


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The couple recently celebrated their 10 year wedding anniversary, and have been together for 18 years, according to the star's Instagram. 


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