Making the right decisions for her. Over the years, Kourtney KardashianShe was open about how motherhood influenced the evolution of her body.
The reality star added a long-term boyfriend to her family. Scott DisickShe gave birth to Mason in 2009, when she was just 29 years old. She welcomed her daughter Penelope in 2012, and son Reign in 2014.
Kardashian revealed that she had been under too much pressure to lose baby weight at the time. “I was working out and not eating enough,” she admitted to Us Weekly in 2012, following her second child’s birth. “I definitely pushed myself too hard.”
The Poosh founder says that becoming a mom changed her relationship to her body. “This time, the focus is really on being a mom and being present, knowing my priorities,” she continued. “Sometimes I think, ‘Why should I work out when I can spend time with my kids?’”
Kardashian later addressed getting to a place where other people’s comments about her body didn’t affect her state of mind.
“I gained a few pounds over this quarantine time, and I love my body and I’m proud of my shape and I’m obviously posting it and this is the shape of my body.’ I don’t think I look pregnant at all,” she explained in a YouTube video in 2020 after fans speculated that she was expecting a fourth baby. “We’re all shaped differently and that’s my body and I’m proud of it, so that’s how I respond to the negative comments. It’s not always easy.”
After falling in love with, Travis BarkerThe couple decided to try IVF in 2021 to have a child together. (The musician has shared son Landon with ex-wife and daughter Alabama with ex. Shanna Moakler. He is also a father figure to Atiana — who Moakler shares with ex Oscar De La Hoya.)
“So, obviously my body has changed but it was all of the hormones that the doctors put me on,” Kardashian, who exchanged vows with Barker earlier that year, explained to her friends during season 2 of The KardashiansIn October 2022. “I think eight months of IVF treatment has definitely taken a toll on my body mentally and physically. It has taken a lot to get me to a place of feeling really comfortable and happy with the changes.”
Kardashian recalled receiving criticism from strangers as she filmed the cameras. “Everyone always comments on every photo that I am pregnant. Obviously, we wish for that but if it’s in God’s plan then it is,” she noted.
The Keeping up with KardashiansThe alum also spoke about how her past mental health affected her body.
“When I was super skinny, it is a time when I was super anxious. [It was] not about eating or staying at a certain weight but just in toxic relationships,” she continued. “I would always say, ‘If I am super skinny just know I am not happy.’”
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