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The Rap Ode To Muffin Tops You Didn't Know You Needed

02/26/2014 09:24 am ET | Updated Feb 26, 2014

Erin Keaney has message for moms and their muffin tops: "Embrace your mother load!"

The lyrics of her rap video are funny, but the intention behind her words is very important. “I wanted my girls to know that I love my body,“ the mom of two told TODAY Moms.

She hopes the video will give a more realistic view of female bodies than magazines that feature celebrities who have "rockin' post-baby bods" one minute after giving birth.

A new survey conducted by TODAY and AOL (which owns The Huffington Post) supports the relevancy of Keaney's song. The results show 60 percent of women think negative thoughts about their bodies, and 57 percent of moms are concerned they'll pass their body image issues to their kids.

And, as TODAY Moms points out, Keaney is valid in her worry that her daughters might be influenced by magazine photos. A whopping 80 percent of teen girls surveyed admitted to comparing themselves to celebrities.

So, moms, repeat after Keaney:

The next time you wave your hands in the air,

Don’t be shy, let it fly, there's no need to be scared

Your muffin top just wants to come out

There's nothing wrong, sing this song, then start to shout

Bounce, carbohydrate, bounce
My muffin top
Bounce, carbohydrate, bounce

To view the methodology of the survey, head over to TODAY. For the full results, head to AOL.

See pictures from the "4th Trimester Bodies Project" -- a photo series that embraces the changes brought to women’s bodies by motherhood:

The 4th Trimester Bodies Project
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