header image with a burry background that is various shades of blue, the text in white reads “comfortable clothes”

In my mid twenties my body decided that it was time to prepare for childbirth. My body either didn’t know or didn’t care care that I was single. Your mid twenties, my body rationalized (I assume), is the perfect time to become a parent and we want to make sure you’re ready.

Seemingly overnight my body changed from a familiar shape into something new; wider hips, smaller waist, bigger bum, bigger belly. My body, however, decided…