‘I don’t care … this is my mother’s body’: Model and new mom Elyse Knowles reveals why she refuses to give in to post-baby body pressure months after welcoming son Sunny
She welcomed her first child, a baby boy named Sunny, with fiancé Josh Barker on February 25.
But Elyse Knowles refuses to let social pressure come to her, revealing that she is proud of her ‘mother body’.
Speak against The Herald Sun On going back to her model mate, Elyse, 28, said: ‘To be honest, I really don’t care.’
No pressure! Elyse Knowles welcomed baby son Sunny with fiancé Josh Barker on February 25, but the new mom is in no rush to get back to her pre-baby body. Speaking to The Herald Sun, the 28-year-old model, he said: ‘To be honest, I really don’t care … This is me, this is my mother body now’
‘This is me, this is my mother’s body now. I am completely confident, happy and relaxed. ‘
She added that she just wants to focus on her son and ‘keep him happy’.
Earlier this week, the former The Block star echoed these thoughts as she posted on her Instagram Stories, admitting that she was so busy looking after her newborn that she didn’t realize dreadlocks had formed on the back of her head.
‘Just when you thought you had done a good wash [sic] her and leave the house … dred locks [sic] all in the back of my mind. MINT, ‘she captioned a selfie.
Something in the Hair: In a post on Instagram Stories on Thursday, Elyse Knowles revealed she was so busy taking care of her newborn son, Sunny, that she didn’t realize dreadlocks had formed on the back of her head
In the photo, the blond beauty had a surprised look on her face, holding her gnarled hair between her fingers.
The post comes after the model and working mom took a glamorous photo shoot earlier this month.
In photos shared on Instagram Stories, Elyse rocked her two-month-old son against her chest while nursing him.
Mother sedated: In photos shared on Instagram Stories, Elyse rocked her two-month-old son close to her chest while nursing him
Lunch: She hugged her son while breastfeeding him while sitting at a wooden picnic table and dressed in a flowing white outfit
The blonde beauty captioned the image: ‘Lunch time snacks’.
She recently wowed her fans as she shared the grim reality of motherhood and how it relates to her ‘pre-baby’ life.
Elyse posted a series of photos that contrasted with what she looked like before Sunny arrived and after.
Before and after: the model showed off her pre-baby glow (left) versus her post-baby look (right)
Pre-baby glow vs. [versus] holy s ** t I’m a cash cow with my eyeballs hanging out of my head. But love every second, ‘the model hilariously wrote the post.
Elyse showed off her radiant complexion in a photo she took before becoming a mother.
A comparison photo showed a tired Elyse holding Sunny as she stood in her underwear.
Growing family: The former The Block star welcomed Sunny, who she shares with fiancé Josh Barker (pictured) on Feb. 25