Fitness star and mom has inspiring message for other moms

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Several months ago, then-pregnant Revie Jane Schulz was shamed for her "massive" baby bump. The Instagram star posted a photo of her in a form-fitting dress at 24 weeks; she discussed the backlash she received:

Me at #24Weeks and I looked like a lot of people's full term ๐Ÿ˜ณ I know a lot of you babes on here are mama's to be so here is a throwback for you. I posted this after so many comments were thrown my way for having a massive bump. I was so fed up, even when I had tried on this dress and the shop assistant said "Holy moly! My friend is 36 weeks and you're only 24 weeks and you're WAY bigger than her!" She repeated this to the lady in the next changing room to me. I cried while I tried the dress on. I got it everywhere I went and it did make me want to hide away. It's tough, you're carrying a human, your body is dramatically changing, more than you ever expected and then to rub salt in it, strangers feel the need to comment every time you're out in public. Here's a tip, don't mention the size of a bump. No "you're so big!'s" No "oh! You're so tiny!'s" Just say something like "you look beautiful/ healthy/ amazing!" ๐Ÿ’• • • • REPOST • • • "Oh babe, wait, my hair!" Turned into a nice profile shot of baby. Now before you ask, I'm 24 Weeks and before you compare your bump to mine, or hers to mine, or whatever, remember we're all totally, respectfully different. Yes, there is just one in there. Yes, I have my dates right. I'm just amazing at growing a big human ๐ŸŒท no matter what size, remember this, you're creating a miracle. Some of you have asked when we're finding out gender and the answer is, when we meet him or her! ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿš™ Love xo #reviejanesbump #24weeks #24weekspregnant #mybump #stylishbump #mamatobe #pregnancy Ps Dress is from @dissh_boutiques

A photo posted by Revie Jane Schulz (@reviejane) on

Apparently, people would make rude comments to her. A store employee said that Schultz looked "way bigger" than one of her friends. Off-handed remarks like this made her cry. She called for others to stop shaming pregnant moms, no matter what they look like.

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Fitness star and mom has inspiring message for other moms
This photo makes me realize 2 things- {1} the female body is seriously amazeballs and {2} Damn! I got some good wear out of these togs ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ๐ŸฝThese 3 photographs taken at 21 weeks, 37 weeks and baby girl Lexington is 5 months old. I STILL cant believe I grew a human, the sweetest little human I could have ever dreamed up- Baked for 41 weeks and 3 days right there in my belly. ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ I remember just after having Lex I still looked about 6 months pregnant ๐Ÿ˜ณ it was such a shock. Despite trying to convince myself that it will go back down, inside I believed my tummy would stay that way forever. It took a good 3 months for my pouch to start shrinking again. But it does shrink back down, I promise. In hindsight, yes, a bit of patience would have come in handy ๐Ÿ˜‚ but that has never been my strong suit. For a trip down memory lane, ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ #reviejanesbump
Woohoo! We've made it half way through the week LexiLou! Looking forward to more beach dates with this babe ๐ŸŒบ Yes we have matching togs, Lexington insisted ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜‚ #bonds #bondsstyle #5monthsold #babygirl #mymini
sandy toes & salty kisses ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿš sunday beach days done right with my three loves, @clay_schulz, Lexington and the ocean ๐ŸŒฟ follow us on snap to see how we've set up for this summer. // ATTN MEAL PREP PEEPS: we are sharing our weekly meal prep on snap tomorrow! It will be deleted within 24 hours so don't say we didn't tell you so ๐Ÿ˜‹ snap: reviejane
"I swear I couldn't love you anymore than I do right now and yet I know I will tomorrow." - Leo Christopher ๐ŸŒธ This morning we walked with Aunty CC and we saw 3 whales on Burleigh Hill ๐Ÿณ so I have started giving Lexi some whale speaking lessons ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ So lucky to live where we do ๐ŸŒด Outfit: @alphafit_aus
Had an epic week with my munch by my side. We laughed, we played, we swam, we cried, we worked out, we made dinosaur noises, we absorbed, we SLEPT(!) and we fell a little bit more in love. Still processing she is 6 months old in 2 days ๐Ÿ˜ and thank you to everyone who has watched/ commented/ liked our latest Vlog! Link in bio ๐ŸŒธ #mylittlemate
I belong to you, you belong to me, you're my sweetheart โ™ก love this dress from @theselfstyler
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Schulz gave birth five months ago -- and has another body-positive message for people.

This photo makes me realize 2 things- {1} the female body is seriously amazeballs and {2} Damn! I got some good wear out of these togs ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ‘Œ๐ŸฝThese 3 photographs taken at 21 weeks, 37 weeks and baby girl Lexington is 5 months old. I STILL cant believe I grew a human, the sweetest little human I could have ever dreamed up- Baked for 41 weeks and 3 days right there in my belly. ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿฝ I remember just after having Lex I still looked about 6 months pregnant ๐Ÿ˜ณ it was such a shock. Despite trying to convince myself that it will go back down, inside I believed my tummy would stay that way forever. It took a good 3 months for my pouch to start shrinking again. But it does shrink back down, I promise. In hindsight, yes, a bit of patience would have come in handy ๐Ÿ˜‚ but that has never been my strong suit. For a trip down memory lane, ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ #reviejanesbump

A photo posted by Revie Jane Schulz (@reviejane) on

Schulz is calling for other moms to be patient with their post-pregnancy bodies. She said after birth, bellies will "shrink back down, I promise." She continued, "In hindsight, yes, a bit of patience would have come in handy."

Schulz has over 130,000 followers on Instagram and her posts have thousands of likes and comments. She proves to provide support for many, moms and otherwise.

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