After the endless coverage of only infant on the planet more famous than North West, we’ve been subjected to a media frenzy over Kate Middleton’s post-pregnancy weight. How is she going to lose those extra pounds? Which diet should she choose? And what about that bump? But maybe it’s time for us to say that it’s not okay to put this public pressure on women…pregnancy

Incredibly there seem to be people who are blissfully unaware that¬†women put on weight during pregnancy. Maybe it’s a sad indictment of our education system or maybe people do still believe that babies arrive by storks to cabbage patches and thus cannot fathom why women let themselves go in such a dramatic fashion when they are expecting.¬†Instead of making ignorant remarks about the Duchess of Cambridge’s post-baby weight, we should celebrate women’s remarkable bodies. Read more: Comment Is Free.