Sadly, and to no one's surprise, there's not a lot to be said about what your body is like after giving birth that hasn't been discussed before (poorly and offensively) countless times. And really, it's not even just giving birth that affects your body — no matter how you become a parent, just the experience of being a parent can radically shift how you feel and look, not to mention how you use your body. And all of that is mighty interesting to think about (and certainly to experience), but what's arguably much more fun to discuss than how becoming a mom changes your body is how becoming a mom impacts the list of things you no longer give a f*ck about.
I would sooner throw myself into the deepest part of the most polluted sea before I would imply that becoming a mom means you stop caring how you look. Beyoncé exists, and while the rest of us are decidedly not Beyoncé, the fact that she exists soundly disproves that antiquated theory that all women give up on trying to be sexy or professional or polished or creative with their appearance. Turns out that after having kids, most women just keep on being whole human beings with a lot of the same interests and inclinations they did before becoming moms. I know, crazy, right?
So yeah, I'm not saying women stop caring about how they look after having kids. But most of us do stop caring about a hell of a lot else, including: