Mrs Woog certainly started something here didn't she? There is an equally brilliant follow up post on her blog with gorgeous pictures of lots of ladies post-birth.
Jane, from mum-i-am also did a great post in response. Check it out here.
I think that the idea resonated with so many of us as we are all sick of the picture perfect model style photos people chose to show after their babies are born, hair and make-up done, lumpy bits disguised.
Far more beautiful are the pictures of a tired, sweaty mum with bloodshot eyes and a bird’s nest hairstyle! Eyes glazed with a mix of triumph, exhaustion, sheer terror and quite often a liberal sprinkling of drugs!
A common theme in comments and posts is how gorgeous and lovely people’s Obstetricians were. Mine alas was not. A very serious and quite frankly unfriendly man with hands like bunches of bananas – have you notices that Ob/Gyn’s often have the largest hands, what is with that?