Should a ‘ruined’ body be bared?

In the summer of 2012, I saw a picture on Facebook of a naked woman I did not know. She and I shared mutual friends, and we had motherhood in common. In the photo, she was nude, holding her nursing newborn. This woman, Jade, was a photographer looking for models for her Bodies of Mothers book — a compilation of unphotoshopped photographs of pregnant and post-birth bodies of mothers, accompanied by essays, stories and poems written…

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writer, mother, desert-dwelling urban professional with a bohemian heart and a rebellious streak. I travel the path with pluck, moxie, and a great big smile.

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Nicole Meade Jensen

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writer, mother, desert-dwelling urban professional with a bohemian heart and a rebellious streak. I travel the path with pluck, moxie, and a great big smile.

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