Back in April, before giving birth to son Shams Francis Feight, Mercedes "MJ" Javid revealed photos from her sexy lingerie maternity shoot. The Shahs of Sunset mom not only shared the final product, but staying true to her candid nature, also posted a "raw, unfiltered" clip of her photo shoot, where she looked equally, if not more, stunning. However, there was one captivating shot of MJ we didn't get to see — until now.
On Monday, MJ's hairstylist Brandon Liberati posted a breathtaking photo that appears to be from the same photo shoot, but instead of posing in lingerie, MJ was completely nude. In the photo, MJ appears statuesque as she embraces her baby bump while sporting Cher-level long black hair.
"Came across this unedited photo of a very pregnant @mercedesjavid that ended up on the cutting room floor, it was too beautiful not to share," Liberati captioned the Instagram post.
Soon after, MJ shared another nude photo of herself from the shoot with a heartfelt and raw message regarding her experience with her pregnancy. "Since I can never carry a baby again, I’m extremely grateful to those who made sure I had this shoot, and keep this memory forever. My body is still healing from pregnancy, my heart is fragile and vulnerable. I wish I had the compassion I have now, as a new mom, all of my life. But now I am learning to have a deeper appreciation about why growth in life is such an important gift. I want to be better, and stronger. Lately, most days are a challenge," she wrote.
MJ welcomed her son via C-section and suffered many complications during delivery, ultimately leading her to be placed in the ICU.
Sending love and hugs your way, MJ.
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