How long until we start complaining that Jessica Simpson isn't losing the post-baby weight fast enough?
Now that Jessica Simpson gave birth, I wonder how long it will be before celebrity paparazzi start coming out with photos that Jessica's just not losing weight fast enough? After all the crazy stories about how she was "too fat" during pregnancy, I wouldn't be surprised if she starts being compared to recent celebs like Beyonce and Candice Crawford, who bounced back within weeks after giving birth. But aren't we really going overboard with the celebrity post-partum body obsession? I think it's getting to the point that it's just sick.
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Now, I've never been pregnant (yet) but I do know one undeniable scientific fact: it takes 9 months for a woman's body to grow a baby. That's almost 40 weeks that a baby develops while his mother eats and nourishes him. Women are supposed to get fat during this time because they are eating for two. It shouldn't be such a big deal if the woman gains more than ideal because her body is under a lot of stress to grow the little one.
Women should also really, really not be under attack if they don't drop all of the weight in three weeks like Candice Crawford did or in a couple of months like Beyonce. If it took almost a year for a woman to gain the weight, then shouldn't it take her around the same amount of the time to drop it? I can just see the magazine headlines now, if Jessica Simpson doesn't lose it as quickly as the tabloids expect her too, "Jessica still fat months after baby!" Ugh.
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I'm telling you, it's going to happen. I'm absolutely sure of it. There were just too many stories about her body during pregnancy for it not to happen. And I think it's terrible and disgusting and I really hope that we can learn from the celebrity body obsession and give her a break, let her have her time with her beautiful new baby without worrying about what the tabloids will say about her not bouncing back right away. But I doubt that'll happen. I just hope she's strong enough to not abuse her body and lose the weight too quickly.
Do you think Jessica Simpson should have as much time as she wants to lose the post-baby body weight?
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