Regardless of how long it’s been since having a baby, we can easily tie too much self-worth to our external appearance. Our confidence can be sky high one morning when we see that “number we’ve been waiting for,” and drop to the ground when it we see a friend who looks better-than-before-baby. But what does the gospel say about how we should view our Mom Bods? In this special “welcome back” episode, newly postpartum moms Emily and Laura discuss common cultural mindsets about body image, encouraging themselves and others to believe the truths presented in scripture. God isn’t shaming our postpartum bodies, and we shouldn’t either.
Articles, Resources and Related Content:
Humble Roots - Hannah Anderson
The Kind of Weight that Matters - Gretchen Saffles (Well Watered Women)
Exercise, Body Image, and God's Truth - Trillia Newbell, True Woman
Is Body Image my Idol? - Ask Pastor John, Desiring God
Five Lies About Your Body - Jen Wilkin
Love To Eat, Hate To Eat - Interview series with Elyse Fitzpatrick on Revive Our Hearts
A Living Sacrifice: The Beauty of a Body Broken for Others - Amanda Worthham
As You Start That Diet: 3 Truths About Body Image - Kendra Dahl, TGC
You Are Not What You Eat - Amie Patrick, TCG (video)
The Created Co. - where the RM mugs are from!
More From Risen Motherhood:
Post Partum Body Image - RM Ep. 3
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