Gemma Atkinson shows off her 'real body' nine weeks after giving birth | The Sun

GEMMA Atkinson proudly shared her 'real body' and told fans that she's 'not rushing' to slim down.

The actress, who welcomed her son Thiago into the world in July, shared a snap of her tummy nine weeks after giving birth.

She shared a snap of her body at six weeks postpartum and then nine weeks.

"Since I stopped BF (breastfeeding) at week 5 I've gone back to how I ate pre pregnancy. No more cravings (halleluja!) so my diet has been clean."

Gemma, who is married to Strictly Come Dancing's Gorka Marquez, said that she has started a postpartum weight lifting program.

"Obvs I'm still a long way off my pre pregancy body and my diastasis recti is still there and visible but mentally I'm feeling good.

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"With Mia it was 10months before I was back to looking how I did. I was in no rush then I'm in no rush now.

"I'm sticking to eating stuff that makes me feel good and gives me energy (you are what you eat!)"

She shared a selection of photos of her strength-building journey after she gave birth to Mia, her four year old daughter.

Gemma also shared an honest video where she talked about the stresses of being a mum.

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She admitted that she didn't get Mia to a dance class because Thiago was having "a meltdown".

The radio star also said she thinks she's got "pink eye" from changing too many nappies.

Sitting down with her son, she told fans about her approach to shaping up: "So bearing in mind it was a good 18 months before I was back to full strength, that's why we're not rushing this time."

The mum-of-two has been praised by fans for her candid approach to motherhood.

She regularly posts photos of her post-baby body or without makeup in her comfy clothes.

Gemma and her Strictly Come Dancing star partner Gorka Marquez announced the news of baby number two in July.

The couple already have daughter Mia, three, together.

At the time of his birth, Gemma wrote: "Little man is here. He arrived safe and sound and he’s utterly wonderful. Mia is already the mother hen we expected her to be.


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"We’re all home together soaking up this lovely little bubble before Gorks has to leave for Strictly rehearsals next week.

"Thank you for all your lovely well wishes. Our family is complete."

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