Her first pregnancy taught her to let go! On January 18, 2020, it was after eleven years of love that Ashley Graham and her husband Justin Ervin welcomed their first child, a little Isaac. While the model announced in early July to be pregnant again, it was in an interview with People that the pretty brunette made some confidences about her relationship with her body. “I think being in control when you’re pregnant is as crazy as throwing yourself out the window. And I learned that the hard way when I tried to control everything when I was pregnant. ‘Isaac and I thought I was going to bounce back because I was breastfeeding and everyone said to me,’ Oh, if you’re breastfeeding you’re going to lose all the weight, ‘the star recalled.
During this interview, Ashley Graham explained: “I have had a few honest women who have told me that you will never feel the same way. So they were candid with me and of course I did not feel the same. the same. And then boom. I was like, ‘Well I just got pregnant again so maybe I’ll never feel the same again’ and I don’t even know what I felt before I was pregnant with Isaac anyway. ” Finally, the model said, “I think the best thing I did was find a community of moms and when I’m pregnant I find other pregnant people to call to ask questions because this pregnancy is really different. “
Ashley Graham takes responsibility for her stretch marks
Ambassador of body positivism, Ashley Graham is proud of this body that gave life. A few months after giving birth to little Isaac, it was in the columns of People that the model had confided: “Many women I talk to have image problems, problems with their bodies linked to their self-confidence. I want them to understand that we all have things that society has told us to cover up, but why should we do this? So here I am with my stretch marks and I’m proud of it! ” Finally, she added: “I have stretch marks, and at first I really must have had a lot of talking to myself to be like, ‘Okay, new body, new state of mind.’ “
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