How Does Pregnancy or Breastfeeding Change the Body?
Pregnancy is a time of dramatic change for a woman’s body. In just a few short months the abdominal area grows and expands to accommodate another body. The breasts often get larger, preparing for breastfeeding. Many women develop fat deposits due to hormonal changes.
Your body spends 9 months growing a baby, but labor is often over in just a few hours. As soon as the baby is delivered, change begins. After the baby is weaned, hormones revert to their pre-pregnancy levels. It is at this time that many women finally realize how much pregnancy has changed their appearance.