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Oh the woes of dressing postpartum. You've got a changing body, changing breasts, a demanding baby who's spitting up on you left and right, not to mention the changing seasons and... it's all a bit too much, if you ask me. I can see why sweatpants and loose tops become the new mom standard. But since having my second baby in February, I've tried really hard to step it up, enjoy my postpartum body and dress like a grownup!

Here are some of my favorite fashion finds to get you through those tricky months, and a few tips to help you find your postpartum style.

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There's the magazine cover photo of the new celebrity mom glowing as she looks down at the beautiful, sleeping baby in her armsโ€”and then there's real life.

In real life, postpartum mothers are just as likely to be wearing diapers as their babies are, and bumps need months to deflate.

That's why we're so grateful for the way celebrities are ditching damaging narratives about postpartum perfection and embracing the messy authenticity of new motherhood. Thanks to these modern mamas, the rest of us are seeing our own experiences reflected in pop culture, and that lets us know we're not alone.

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