This is certainly an underwear shoot with a difference!

A North Carolina Mum is being praised for posting a brutally honest picture showing exactly what new mothers have to deal with after delivering their little bundles of joy.

Amanda Bacon uploaded a picture to Facebook showing her standing in nothing but a pair of pretty unflattering mesh underwear and a giant pad.

The picture was taken in hospital a day after her son, Pierce, was born on 27 May.

Along with the pic Amanda posted a message saying the realities of postpartum life are not spoken about enough, “I’m sharing this picture because it’s real. This is motherhood; it’s raw, stunning, messy, and freaking hilarious all rolled into one,”

“Some people probably find this uncomfortable, but why? I seriously don’t get it! It’s probably because this part isn’t talked about. We all should try and educate, empower and embrace every aspect of childbirth, including moments like this. And do it while having a sense of humor. Nothing says welcome to motherhood like an adorable squishy baby, and a giant mom diaper,” she added.

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She has since edited the post emphasise that fact that her husband didn’t post the pic, and that she had full control over it and posted it with pride.

You go sister! It has been shared over 114,000 times and has almost reached half a million likes.

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