Ashley Graham shares powerful photo of herself giving birth as she calls labour the ‘greatest pain’ she’s ever known03/09/2020
ASHLEY Graham has been praised for sharing a powerful photo of herself mid-labour experiencing her “greatest pain.”
The body confident model, 32, who gave birth to son Isaac in January, shared the snap to mark International Women’s Day.
The striking photo was shared with her 10.6million followers, and shows the supermodel screaming during labour.
LA-based Ashley wrote: “This is the face of my greatest strength. The greatest pain I've ever known and the greatest accomplishment that I've ever achieved.
“On this International Women's Day understand that despite whatever pain or trial we have all experienced as women, we are also strong, powerful and capable of accomplishing greatness."
Ashley has been very candid about motherhood and welcoming Isaac with husband, Justin Ervin.
She recently proudly showed off pumping breast milk and her stretch marks, embracing post-partum body.
Her labour photo has caused a number of followers – both famous and otherwise – to leave praise for sharing the jaw-dropping moment
Actress Amy Schumer said: “This pic made me cry.”
And skier Lindsey Vonn wrote: “You’re a badass!!!! Love this!!”
Meanwhile, one follower gushed: “This is the most beautiful thing I've seen in a long time.”
However, not everyone has praised Ashley for being candid about life as a new mum.
TV host Wendy Williams recently slammed the model for changing her newborn baby in a Staples store aisle.
The daytime talk show host said what Ashley did was "not hot" and "not cool."
Wendy said during Hot Topics: "I just wish she would have done something different.
"This is not cool, and I don't know why we have to know about it on your Instagram.
"This is not hot. Ashley I like you. This is not hot. This is sending a bad message.”
Ashley and Justin previously shared their baby son’s first photos with sweet tribute.
And Ashley shared a strapless bra hack for women with a bigger bust – and says the trick is to go DOWN a size.
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