About Does This Pregnancy Make Me Look Fat?: The Essential Guide to Loving Your Body Before and After Baby
Beauty activists Claire Mysko and Magali Amadei offer a much-needed forewarning on what to expect from your changing body, as well as a reality check for each stage of your pregnancy, exposing the myths, challenges, and insecurities you’ll face throughout pregnancy and beyond—and what to do about them. From candid interviews with more than 400 women and men, as well as their own experiences, Does This Pregnancy Make Me Look Fat? will help you discover:
– How you can learn to trust your changing body, appreciate it, and yes…even work it!
– Why you should be wary of the Hollywood “bump watch” and post-baby weight loss stories– and how to take the focus off the scale
– How to deal with your raging hormones
– The truth and lies about sagging skin, acne, and stretch marks
– How to recognize when your body issues get extreme—and how to get help
With startling confessions of women’s unspoken fears and advice on how to remedy them, this essential compendium of girl-friendly advice will help champion any woman to feel her best about her body, herself, and her role as a mom.
Claire Mysko is an internationally recognized expert on the issues facing women and girls today. As the director of the American Anorexia Bulimia Association, she oversaw outreach programs and managed the organization’s hotline. She was the Executive Editor of SmartGirl and served as the Assistant Director of Communications at Girls Incorporated, the organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Her book for tween girls, Girls Inc. Presents: You’re Amazing! A No-Pressure Guide to Being Your Best Self, was published by Adams Media in 2008. Claire has an MA in Gender Studies from the New School for Social Research. Her website was recently named one of the top seven websites about ‘all things girl’ by Shaping Youth. Follow Claire on Twitter.
Magali Amadei is an actor, author, mother and model who has has appeared on the pages and covers of virtually every fashion magazine in the world, including Vogue, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Elle, and Harper’s Bazaar. As an activist, her work began with helping to raise awareness of eating disorders.
Click HERE to check out Claire and Magali’s blog, 5 Resolutions To Transform the Fashion and Beauty Industries.
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