Love Island's Malin Andersson shares honest and 'beautiful' picture 12 weeks post partum
Malin Andersson has shared a powerful image of her body 12 weeks after giving birth.
The former Love Island contestant has amassed an army of fans on social media after being open about her struggles with body dysmorphia.
In the new photo, shared to her Instagram account, the reality star stands in a what appears to be a field while holding her young daughter, Xaya, close to her chest. Malin sports a matching set of nude coloured lingerie in the beautiful image, which she captioned: "3 MONTHS POST-PARTUM.
"I can’t believe she was inside me! How beautiful life is. How amazing are our bodies?"
The stunning photo struck a chord with her 738K Instagram followers, racking up more than 7,500 likes in first hour it was posted to the hit social media platform.
Malin's fans rushed to the comments section to share their thoughts. One said: "Radiant and powerful!! And her tufty hair at the back of her head My kryptonite!"
Another said: "Beautiful", while a third commented: "You go super momma, show what is normal to a lot of us".
And another said: "I’m also 3 months PP [post partum] and it’s SO nice to see a postpartum body that represents mine. Thank you".
At the end of her caption, Malin referenced her new book, Positivity is Out Superpower, which offers deeper insight into her battle with body dysmorphia. She said: "‘Positivity is our Superpower’ - an honest guide and journey on my life on how I overcame body dysmorphia - link in my bio".
In March of this year, Malin announced she had split up with her boyfriend, Jared, the father of her baby. In keeping with her trademark honesty, she said: " "I have always prided myself on being open and transparent on here, so I wanted to let you all know that myself and Jared are no longer together.
"We split around 4 weeks ago and I have been trying to come to terms with everything and process it all."
Malin welcomed Xaya (pronounced Zayah) on January 28.
The mum announced she was pregnant two years after the tragic loss of her daughter Consy. The star didn't post about the birth of Xaya until one month later, saying she had taken some time out to enjoy being in a "baby bubble".
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