Photos That Will Change How You Think About Motherhood
A couple of weeks later, Jackson launched the 4th Trimester Bodies Project on Facebook with an unretouched portrait of herself in underwear holding her 8-month-old. The response was so positive that Wells soon began photographing moms with scars, loose skin, stretch marks and all. "We celebrate pregnancy, but afterward we're made to feel like our bodies are somehow less than," Jackson says. "I hope these unedited images offer relief." This year she's taking her show on the road to capture mothers in cities around the world; learn more at 4thtrimesterbodies.com.
Photo: Keyonda McQuarters with baby Nyla