At Mamamia, we don’t publish paparazzi shots so you can’t see the images here. But the snaps taken of her strolling the shops with her baby boy show Bridges looking fit and strong – with a tiny but obvious bump.
Now the shots didn’t make me sigh with relief because I am basking in some cruel form of schadenfreude. I was relieved because it’s a realistic image of the post-partum weeks. And realistic images of the post-partum weeks are extremely rare. Especially in a public forum.
The images we see of mothers in the weeks or months after having a baby are not always entirely relatable.
The photo-shopped magazine cover with Kourtney Kardashian a few weeks after giving birth– is a case in point:
Obviously, there is absolutely no shame in looking distinctly like you’ve never given birth in the weeks after having a baby.