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Originally Posted by jule924
I'm sure you already KNOW that you can do whatever you feel comfortable with, but I know it can be frustrating having to face negative comments on a regular basis. That said, I think its pretty obvious that your SIL is not really comfortable with her body. If you think of her in that light (and I'm not trying to be mean about it) then you can just feel sorry for her and not get upset about the comments. The pregnant body is a beautiful thing and I can't wait to show off mine this summer. And those breasts were made to feed your baby!!
Originally Posted by Media Mama
. . . just doing what comes naturally to you and makes your family happy and healthy will win everyone over, maybe even your SIL. In our case it has taken a couple years, but its obvious to both our families that our daughter is happy, healthy, and bright - she obviously has benefitted from our choices.
"Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift." -- Mary Oliver