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What if Losing the Baby Weight is Not the Answer?

I shamefully listened one day at Stroller Strides (yes, this is actually a thing)  as a fellow mom told me about the supplements she was taking to “lose the baby weight.” I was suffering. I was tired. And why so full of shame? There were several reasonpressure-to-lose-baby-weight-thumbnails:

  • I consider myself a feminist
  • I recovered from this eating disorder body image shit twenty years ago
  • I help other women recover from this shit
  • I have a doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Still, I listened. I wanted the difficulties…(to continue reading click here to go to Psyched in San Francisco, where I’m guest blogging)

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