If there’s one thing most of us can’t even think about doing in the weeks after birth, it’s getting back into doing the ‘baby dance’. But this mum says she fell pregnant just 14 days after giving birth to her first little one.

Gracie shared a video at 33-weeks-pregnant with her second, saying she’s been pregnant for almost two years straight and she’s ready to give birth to her baby and get her body back. “I got pregnant again two weeks postpartum. My babies will be nine months apart,” she captioned the video.

When she first shared the video, she only had 15 followers on TikTok, but it’s since gone viral and attracted plenty of criticism.

“People have to take the waiting six weeks more seriously,” one person commented.

“Isn’t this dangerous,” asked another commenter.

Gracie addressed the concerns, saying, “Yes it’s most healthy to wait for your body to heal. If I could go back in know what I know now I would have waited. No I don’t think it’s a flex.”

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Gracie has since gone on to have a healthy baby boy, called Avondre, a little brother for Adonis. She says she didn’t need any stitches and it was an amazing labour.

She’s also shed some light on what it’s like having two children under 10 months old, saying it’s harder than she thought.

How long should you wait after giving birth before getting pregnant again?

Ideally, it’s advised to wait at least 12 months between pregnancies, and six weeks after birth before having sex.

For many mums, their period doesn’t return for a few months after birth, but don’t let that fool you – you can still fall pregnant! And there’s also a misconception that you can’t fall pregnant while breastfeeding – wrong!

If you’re looking at having babies closer together in age, it’s best to talk to your own doctor or midwife, as they’ll be able to advise what’s best for your body.

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  • I don’t think some ladies realise the toll having a baby takes on your body? Your muscles, skin, hair etc all need healing time as do you. Years ago when I had my first child you stayed in hospital for a week for some recovery time before going home to tend to a newborn.


  • That’s crazy. I didn’t think it possible so soon.


  • I didnt know that this was even possible


  • Each to there own but that would have been so taxing on her body which would not have healed at all


  • I knew someone who had baby after baby after baby, until she reached 13 – ALL girls!


  • I hope everything went well for her, it can be quite dangerous for mum and bub to have pregnancies too close together.


  • Being pregnant for two years oh my goodness!! She deserves a medal


  • People can be so negative. Go mumma


  • How can someone cope with this! Omg


  • I should say good luck to her. I can’t even imagine that.


  • I couldn’t imagine going there after 2 weeks. Good luck to you.


  • I would have thought it would be hard on the body to be virtually continually pregnant for 18 months.
    I wish them well and hope all is good.


  • Not for me personally but to each their own.


  • People are so quick to judge! I hope she has a super supportive family and friends! Hopefully they will grow up being super close and having an amazing bond :)


  • I hope she gets lots of support – having two very young babies at once.


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