After Two Weeks
After fourteen days, Julie felt more alive than after giving birth that has stressed her out so much. Her tummy has gotten smaller, although it is still noticeable. She describes a period-like bleeding that never really ends, but she can finally get out of her pajamas to wear pregnancy clothes.
After 14 Weeks
After more than three months, Julie has officially escaped the new-born phase of giving birth. She now feels more human than an awkward zombie, although she is left with the signs of motherhood — which are normal. The ‘flat’ tummy still has stretch marks, but it’s okay.