Stretchmarks? Squishy Belly? What's Your Post-Baby Body Gripe?

Suzanne Murray

stretchmarks, squishy belly, hair loss after baby born, post-pregnancy

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Babies—they're worth every stretch mark!

I have the squishiest belly, and it feels so funny. Having a baby can do that to people, even Jessica Alba (to find out her flat-belly secret, check out the Beauty & Style Buzz). Also, my hair is falling out in big clumps. I don't have any stretch marks—I guess I lucked out on that one.

I'm not sure if the belly will ever go away (exercise hasn't really helped), though I'm pretty sure my hair will stop falling out. At least I hope it will. But it's all a small price to pay for this new amazing little person in my life.

How about you? What's going on with your body since you gave birth to your baby? Any tricks for dealing or do you consider these minor imperfections badges of honor?

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