Mom shares ‘uncensored’ photo to show what life after giving birth is really like

Motherhood uncensored.

“This is motherhood; it’s raw, stunning, messy, and freaking hilarious all rolled into one,” begins Amanda Bacon’s Facebook post, along a photo of a woman in a “giant mom diaper”.

The new mother took to the social network to share the raw and uncensored truth about the aftermath of childbirth.

“Having a baby is a beautiful experience, and the realities of postpartum life aren’t spoken enough about,” she wrote in the viral post.

“And definitely not photographed enough. Some people probably find this uncomfortable, but why? I seriously don’t get it!

“It’s probably because this part isn’t talked about. We all should try and educate, empower and embrace every aspect of childbirth, including moments like this. And do it while having a sense of humour. Nothing says welcome to motherhood like an adorable squishy baby, and a giant mom diaper.”

The post, which has been hailed for its brutal honesty, has garnered more than 457 000 reactions and nearly 117 000 shares since it was posted two days ago.

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“Holy. Freaking. Crap,” Amanda wrote in response to her posts’s feedback.

“We’re both clearly overcome with joy from all the love, support and kind words.

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“Glad y’all can share in Ken (the hubs) and I’s humorous moment, and you can appreciate the hilariously raw beauty that is postpartum life.”