Actor Sameera Reddy nearly at all times shares common and relatable snippets of her life, her struggles, her journey elevating her two youngsters, and so on., on Instagram. Amongst different issues, she writes on physique positivity lots, encouraging folks to look past the glamour of social media, and to embrace their true, genuine selves.
In one in all her latest posts, the mother-of-two, shared a collection of images from when she was pregnant together with her daughter Nyra, writing that she “enjoyed being big and beautiful”.
“I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed being big and beautiful right till I gave birth😍The day before Nyra was born I shot this ad and I remember having so much energy with my pregnant belly💃” Reddy wrote subsequent to photos of her posing for the digital camera, trying resplendent.
“To all the preggy mamas who feel the body changes and the hormones, don’t forget that it’s the most special time of your life and you have to try and enjoy it!” she continued.
Usually, mothers-to-be fear concerning the bodily adjustments that accompany being pregnant, primarily the burden achieve. Then, they succumb to the societal strain of shedding all that weight, versus having fun with the method.
The actor had beforehand opened up about her personal struggles post-delivery, telling People of Bombay that after she obtained pregnant, she had imagined herself “posing away for the shutterbugs with that perfect baby bump”.
“My vision of motherhood came from the superficial glam world that I was from. But 9 months later, I weighed 105 kgs. And even as I held my gorgeous son in hand, it was as if I had no reason to be happy. I slipped into postpartum depression.”
Reddy admitted that whereas she was “heavily trolled for not looking ‘perfect’”, it didn’t trouble her one bit. “And in 2018, after I was pregnant with my second youngster, Nyra, I instructed myself, ‘I’m going to do that my means.’
“I was 40, scared and bloated but I was determined to do everything that I’d missed out on during my first pregnancy–I spoke about mood swings; showed off my fat thighs. And when I was 8 months pregnant, I got an underwater bikini shoot done. That was the time when women started writing to me saying, ‘You inspire me’, ‘I want to be like you.’”