Drew Barrymore is proud mum to two beautiful daughters, Olive and Frankie.

And despite a glittering Hollywood career, the star has been open about her struggle with her body image, particularly after becoming a mum.

The 40-year-old spoke candidly to Glamour Magazine about having to come to terms with her post-baby body, revealing “After making two babies, holy cow, does your body do some crazy stuff.”

“It’s hard to stay positive and love yourself,” she continued. “You feel like a kangaroo with a giant pouch; everything’s saggy and weird.”


“But you think how beautiful it is that you’re able to make children. When I lose sight of that, I exercise, read Dr. Seuss’ Oh The Places You’ll Go!, and then spend time with my kids.”

“Then I start to see things that are bigger than myself.”

The star, who is married to art consultant Will Kopelman, welcomed daughters Olive in 2012, and Frankie in April last year.

The mother-of-two feels very fortunate to have her own family unit, revealing to E! News recently “Marriage is great and the kids are the best. I know everyone says that you’re supposed to treat your spouse as equal as your kids, but I struggle every day of who I love the most. I love them all!”

Drew has also shared some sweet snaps of her little ones on social media. Here are a couple of our favourites …

Did you struggle with your post-baby body? SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCES in the comments below.

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  • Yes I did. A big applause to Drew also with the positive thoughts.


  • I was unlucky to get stretch marks. That would be my biggest struggle. I think it’s beautiful how honest she has been


  • No I love it scars and all


  • I love my post baby body after baby number 3 but I also chose to have him without a partner & I’ve never felt more confident & peaceful in my whole life.


  • so great


  • She’s an older mother too so it can be harder to lose weight etc. However, it doesn’t matter she looks great. As long as she’s healthy what her body looks like is not important.


  • My body is definitely not the same, but I figure if I made four little humans, then my body can look anyway it wants. And they are gorgeous pictures of Drew and her little ones.


  • I just love drew Barry,more


  • Drew doesn’t look a day over 20. She looks incredible and should be proud.


  • When you become a mother its not about you any more it is about your family that you are creating. we should never lose sight of this.


  • I most certainly struggled to lose the post baby weight and as a consequence am very careful about what I eat now.


  • Love her down to earth comments! Post baby body was fine after the 1st but another story after the 2nd and 3rd!


  • Human side of celebrity.


  • i haven’t even had a baby and i really struggle with my body image as is.
    my partner tells me i’m great and he doesn’t mind the squishy bits but its hard to accept that. i hope i come to terms with my body when its time to have a baby.


  • I was too busy worrying about the kids to worry too much about my body, to be honest.


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