Women Are Recreating Ashley Graham’s Gorgeous Nude Pregnancy Photo – Welcome to Glam.com!
 

Ashley Graham has already done plenty to inspire women to love themselves, but her recent nude selfie went above and beyond. Last week, the 31-year-old model shared a photo of her naked pregnant body — stretch marks, rolls, and all — to show that we should still appreciate our bodies even as they change. Women on Instagram took Graham’s message to heart and are now sharing their own naked selfies, along with their own personal journeys of self-love.

Graham’s original post showed the side of her tummy, butt, thighs, and breast with the caption “same same but a little different,” in reference to her body changing during her newly-announced pregnancy. The post has over 1 million likes and has empowered other women to bare it all on Instagram, some pregnant and some not. The stories being shared are just as beautiful as the photos.

 

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same same but a little different

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One user recreated Ashley Graham’s pose, opening up about her difficult pregnancy in the caption. “Only the Lord and my Husband really know how hard this pregnancy is for me,” she writes. “From having Placenta Previa [when the placenta wholly or partially blocks the opening of the ut, always being out of breath, restricted from going to the gym, mentally going through some things, and my body and mood changing completely.” Even though she already has a child (who is now 13), she says that the journey to accepting her pregnancy body is ongoing and ever-changing.

 

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Picture inspired by: @ashleygraham 🐅 Only the Lord and my Husband really know how hard this pregnancy is for me… from having Placenta Previa, always being out of breath, restricted from going to the gym, mentally going through some things, and my body and mood changing completely. Although I have a child (who is 13) all of this is still so new to me. It’s been a struggle and I can’t ask for a better husband for being so understanding and supportive on everything that’s going on.🙏🏻 December can’t come soon enough. I’m more then ready to meet our baby girl.💓 #23weeks #placentaprevia #pregnancystruggle #babyi #loveyourskin #babymaker #highrisk #bunintheoven #yahweh

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Others shared stories of eating disorder recovery. “The reality of eating disorder recovery is weight gain, it is those changes that we used to fear,” another user writes. “For me, weight gain, stretch marks, cellulite, rolls, & dimples are all signs of strength, survival, & recovery. They use to be all the things I feared happening to my body. Today they are a celebration! Just like @ashleygraham is celebrating the little one growing inside of her.”

 

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same same but different – inspired by @ashleygraham For me, it’s not my body changing due to pregnancy, it’s my body changing due to eating disorder recovery. For most, the reality of eating disorder recovery is weight gain, it is those changes that we used to fear. For me, weight gain, stretch marks, cellulite, rolls, & dimples are all signs of strength, survival, & recovery. They use to be all the things I feared happening to my body. Today they are a celebration! Just like @ashleygraham is celebrating the little one growing inside of her. Whether you struggle/struggled with an eating disorder or not, I encourage you to celebrate the changes happening with your body. They are a sign of being alive, they are a sign of growth, they are a sign of survival, they are a sign of BEAUTY!

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Whatever their unique situation may be, women are celebrating self-love with the help of influential people like Graham, who advocates for all body types.

Check out more of the powerful posts inspired by Ashley Graham’s nude selfie below.

 

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Excuse me while I love the shit out of myself and my stretchmarked covered body. #loveyourlines

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