Chrissy Teigen Just Got Refreshingly Honest About Being Confident In Her Post-Baby Body

    "I’m still super insecure. I’m just happy that I can make anyone else out there feel better about themselves."

    You're probably aware that Chrissy Teigen recently gave birth to her second child, an adorable baby boy named Miles.

    Of course, in traditional Chrissy fashion, she was brutally honest throughout her pregnancy – and particularly in the final few weeks – about the toll it was taking on her body.

    This baby is sucking the life from me. Drinking my water, making me dry. Eating my food, making me hungry. Taking my health, making me sick. Why do we create these monsters they want us dead

    That hasn't changed since giving birth to baby Miles. Chrissy has posted photos of herself pumping milk during date night, and didn't stand for trolls who criticised a photo of her breastfeeding.

    And now she's getting super real about being confident in her body post-baby. Chrissy posted a video to her Twitter and Instagram story showing off her stretch marks, along with a cute couple photo of her and John.

    She went on to post a series of tweets pointing out how difficult it is to be body confident when you're constantly looking at Instagram.

    Instagram is crazy. I think it’s awesome people have killer bodies and are proud to show them off (I really do!!) but I know how hard it can be to forget what (for lack of a better word) regular ol’ bodies look like when everyone looks bonkers amazing

    "I'm not quite there yet. I'm still super insecure," Chrissy continued. "I'm just happy that I can make anyone else out there feel better about themselves!"

    also I don’t really call this “body confidence” because I’m not quite there yet. I’m still super insecure. I’m just happy that I can make anyone else out there feel better about themselves!

    People loved the message, and thanked Chrissy for her honesty.

    @chrissyteigen It shows a relatable side to you that many wouldn’t consider possible, based on your profession. You and John are giving them the “body confidence” by embracing your ever-changing body. 👏🏼👏🏼

    @chrissyteigen It might not be confidence, but it's honesty. And we love you for that. 💛

    @chrissyteigen I am LIVING for you displaying your postpartum body. A lot of celebs like to hide&come back looking better than b4 kids. Yay for them, but it’s hard for regular moms not to feel like we are broken. It’s probably not easy to display flaws society says are unattractive but TY 💙

    @chrissyteigen I want to thank you for showing your healthy food and workouts, and that you can’t magically undo baby weight (or in my case, “post-cancer-eating-food-again” weight) in a couple weeks. That’s so much braver than hiding until you’re “perfect” again.

    And some even took the opportunity to share their own positive messages and advice for achieving body confidence.

    @chrissyteigen The more people increase the diversity of bodies on their feed, the more types of bodies they will see as gorgeous/bonkers amazing. I have a giant list of incredible women if you want to broaden the representation you see on the daily.

    @chrissyteigen There are bodies that look like yours and bodies that don’t look like yours. No matter the similarities or differences, they are all bodies with worth and value. There is no “better” or “regular”. You deserve the space you take up. So do I. We all do. ❤️

    Thanks for being awesome, Chrissy! 💖