Mums have been showering Tia Mowry with praise for sharing a photo of her post-pregnancy body. She shared a full-length snap of her body and penned the most honest open letter about the pressure to look like her old self.


“7 weeks #postpartum. Some #pregnant women after giving birth no longer have a belly after 7 weeks. While others it may take a little longer,” she wrote.


The mum-of-two explained that it is taking her a little longer for her body to change: “I remember after giving birth to Cree, my belly didn’t all of a sudden go flat.”



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Tia shared that she had a C-Section in both pregnancies, “I thought something was wrong with me.”


“I had seen in magazines the many women on the beach a few weeks post-partum in a two piece. To be honest, it had to take time for me to embrace my new body,” the Sister, Sister alum said.



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Tia said one thing that helped her accept her new body shape was reminding herself that she protected a baby for nine months.


“With this second pregnancy, I now have embraced that fact that I’ve housed a human being. A miracle. A life.”



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She said thinking of what her body did for the past nine months helped her deal with her new shape, “If it takes a while for me to get back to my normal self, then so be it. This.Is.Me. And I love me.”



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