Celebrities who have spoken out about postpartum body positivity and the pressure to "bounce back"

They have normalised postpartum bodies!

By Alana Mazzoni
While the world has come a long way in terms of body positivity and inclusivity, society still has a ways to go when it comes to the pressure new mums feel to "bounce back" to their pre-baby body.
And celebrities who live their lives in the spotlight are definitely not immune to these unrealistic beauty standards - particularly in the Instagram age.
Whether it's well-curated posts of mum and bub leaving hospital or bounce-back bikini snaps, postpartum bodies are often shared through a filter - ignoring the very real way in which women's bodies change throughout pregnancy.
So it's refreshing to see a growing number of celebrity mums open up about the realities of motherhood, from embracing new stretch marks and pigmentation to loving love-handles.
Keep scrolling to see our favourite celebrities open up about how they felt about their new bodies as mums.