Ashley Graham’s stretch marks make her feel like a “superhero”.
The 32-year-old model gave birth to her son Isaac in January this year, and has said the marks that have been left on her body due to her pregnancy remind her that women are superheroes for giving birth, which she describes as a “beautiful thing”.
She said: “When I look at my new stretch marks and the changes that my body went through, it reminds me that, as women, we’re all superheroes.
“I’m always reminded that our bodies were built to do this. It’s such a beautiful thing to be able to give birth, but I didn’t realize it until afterward. Before I was even pregnant, that was always my hope for women in general, that they could learn to continue to love their bodies through the changes and the ups and downs.”
Ashley – who is known for being a proponent of body positivity – had to “reimagine” her relationship with her body during pregnancy, and felt “devastated” by her stretch marks at…