Moms scold Amy Schumer for returning to stand-up 2 weeks after giving birth

There’s no rest for the weary — at least in Amy Schumer’s case. Just a little over two weeks after giving birth to her first child, son Gene, the comedian has returned to the stand-up circuit.

The new mom performed at the Comedy Cellar in New York City Monday night. She later posted a photo from her set and told fans “I’m back.”

While Schumer’s re-emergence so soon after childbirth has impressed many friends and fans — “you can’t keep a good woman down!” read one comment — it’s all giving the 37-year-old her first real taste of mom shaming.

Some fans are now giving the Trainwreck star grief for not taking more time off — though Monday’s set may be just a one-off gig and rare night off from mama duties rather than a full return to work.

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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: Amy Schumer shows up her pregnant belly while filming a commercial out in Soho on October 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: Amy Schumer shows up her pregnant belly while filming a commercial out in Soho on October 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - October 25: Amy Schumer seen shooting commercial for her clothing line in SoHo, New York City on October 25, 2018. Credit: RW/MediaPunch /IPX
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: Amy Schumer is seen on a photoshoot in SoHo on October 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - October 25: Amy Schumer seen shooting commercial for her clothing line in SoHo, New York City on October 25, 2018. Credit: RW/MediaPunch /IPX
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: Amy Schumer seen filming a commercial in SoHo on October 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 25: Amy Schumer hold her belly as she films in Manhattan on October 25, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Robert Kamau/GC Images)
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“Already???? That’s insane!!! And inhumane. Contract or not you need to be allowed at least six weeks for maternity,” wrote one concerned fan.

“Ugh why are you working so soon?!” a commenter added.

“Our bodies need time to rest and our babies crave us because all they have known is us,” added another follower. “It’s the fourth trimester, I hope you don’t have to work anymore. Take this time to bond and heal and settle into this new avenue in life! You’ll have the rest of your life to work and this new time with your little one won’t happen again...”

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“Like, I can still smell your placenta,” joked a commenter. “Take a d**n break FFS.”

But others supported Schumer’s decision to step back into the spotlight. Some argued that getting back into her comedy groove could be beneficial to the first-time parent’s mental wellbeing.

“This just in: Woman gives birth, then within weeks leaves the house and stands up for 30 mins. surrounded by friends making people laugh. The horror. Call CPS,” read one comment.

“Well, way to make the rest of us mommas look bad. Get it girl!!!” added a fan.

“What rest? Are you kidding me? I had nobody to clean and cook for me, go grocery shopping, to take my kids to school, to activities, etc., “ a fellow mom chimed in. “Three kids, one them a newborn. That's life. You just put on your cape and do what you have to do. Besides, work helps with postpartum depression, too. Amy, you're amazing. Rock on.”

Schumer, meanwhile, seems to be shrugging off any controversy. When writer (and wife of Jimmy Kimmel) Molly McNearney commented “here comes the mom shaming ... ughhhhhhhhhhh,” the comedian quipped, “I’ve always wanted to be mom-shamed!!!!!”

See more of Amy and her husband below:

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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 22: Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer attend the Opening Night for Colin Quinn's 'Red State Blue State' at Audible's Minetta Lane Theatre in NYC at the Minetta Lane Theatre on January 22, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Audible)
Married 6 months today. I love you more every day. sorry my fart woke us up this morning 🙋🏼👩🏾‍🌾
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Very great day. Went to the amazing @outermostinn with @cazziedavid and JG! Hung with @tdathletesedge the greatest ass kicker of all time and his fam and my main squeeze. Thanks Martha’s Vineyard for being heaven. Back to work.
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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: (L-R) Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions )
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer attends the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer attend attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards on June 10, 2018 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 10: Amy Schumer and Chris Fischer attend the 72nd Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 10, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions )
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