Most of us will expand in ways we didn't even know were possible when we're pregnant. Our ankles, lips, nose and bellies may swell as we grow another human inside of us, but that doesn't mean to say that every fellow female will be the same. It's a well know fact that we all carry differently.
Take fitness model Sarah Stage. She's six months pregnant and still very much 'in shape'. She doesn't have an inch of a bump, in fact, her rock hard, carved set of six abs are still very much visible and the people of Instagram are having a hard time accepting it.
Sarah's no stranger to controversy when it comes to her pregnant body - the first time she fell pregnant in 2015, she posted a photo of her full-term pre-baby body and the criticism was immediate.
"You should go to a doctor," one follower suggested.
"This is f-cking weird!!!!! Where the hell is the baby?" questioned another.
And sadly the backlash on social media with her second pregnancy is no different, despite the fact she quite clearly carries incredibly well and has given birth to a happy, healthy 9 lbs baby before.
The comments range from, "I think there's going to be something wrong with your baby" to countless insensitive quips suggesting her baby simply can't be alive.
Having already developed a thick skin after the backlash surrounding her first pregnancy, Sarah has risen above the negativity and responded in the best way with a body-positive post.
Ladies, let's not bump shame. Pregnancy is tough enough without having to question if the visible signs of your baby are making you an adequate mother or not. Every body is different and every (pregnant) body is beautiful, six pack or not.
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