Ashley Graham shares an unretouched photo of her stretch marks days after announcing she's pregnant with her first child

Ashley Graham is no stranger to showing off her curvaceous figure on social media and through her plus size modeling gigs.

Now the 31-year-old model and TV host got real about the stretch marks that have accompanied her new pregnancy with a new close-up Instagram photo.

She and her husband Justin Ervin, 30, announced they were expecting their first child in a joyous Instagram post on Wednesday.

Embracing it: Ashley Graham, 31, shared a close-up photo Sunday of her growing stretch marks, days after announcing she was pregnant with her first child with husband Justin Ervin, 30

Embracing it: Ashley Graham, 31, shared a close-up photo Sunday of her growing stretch marks, days after announcing she was pregnant with her first child with husband Justin Ervin, 30

In Ashley's newest photo featured an close-up of the reclining model's side.

She covered up her breast with one hand, highlighting some faint stretch marks.

There were deeper and more prominent marks cascading from her back to her stomach, as well as on the tops of her thigh. 

'Same same but a little different,' she captioned the photo, presumably referring to her growing stretch marks. 

New development: She covered her breast with one hand while focusing on stretch marks on her stomach and thigh. 'Same same but a little different,' she captioned the picture

New development: She covered her breast with one hand while focusing on stretch marks on her stomach and thigh. 'Same same but a little different,' she captioned the picture

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Ashley's 8.8 million Instagram followers were quick to praise her for sharing the realities of her body.

Model Lily Aldrige replied to the photo with multiple hearts, as did Claws star Niecy Nash.

Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott replied, 'My Lord, THANK YOU for this.'

Plenty of fans were also happy to see the refreshingly honest post.

'Wish I could like this x 100000000 - so gorgeous xx,' wrote Chelsea Hirschhorn.

'I’m such a wimp. I’m pregnant, hormonal, and going though so many body changes. This made me tear up. I really needed this today,' wrote another user.

Another commenter added, 'Adore you for this ♥️.' 

Refreshing: Ashley's 8.8 million Instagram followers were quick to praise her for sharing the realities of her body

Refreshing: Ashley's 8.8 million Instagram followers were quick to praise her for sharing the realities of her body

Stretch marks are a common occurrence for pregnant women, but they're not just relegated to pregnancy.

Plenty of women (and men) also get the marks from other weight gain, and even while going through puberty.

Before getting real about her changing body, Ashley got back in the swing of things with her fitness routine as she shared a few videos to her Instagram account on Sunday morning.

The American Beauty Star host rocked a lavender colored sports bra with a pair of high-waisted black leggings showing off her growing baby bump for the series.

That glow! Ashley was back in the swing of things with her fitness routine as she shared a few videos to her Instagram account on Sunday morning

That glow! Ashley was back in the swing of things with her fitness routine as she shared a few videos to her Instagram account on Sunday morning

Ashley found some zen and practiced on her breathing during a private yoga class in a gorgeous white room filled with green plants.

She started out the routine wearing a black tank top over her light purple ENELL Sports Bra, but removed the top to dive deeper into her flow.

Graham captioned the quick clip: 'feeling flexible & strong.' 

The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit stunner donned a pair of high-waisted, dark grey camouflaged leggings over her growing baby bump.

Stretch: The model rocked a lilac colored sports bra with a pair of high-waisted black leggings showing off her growing baby bump for the series posted to her nearly nine million followers

Stretch: The model rocked a lilac colored sports bra with a pair of high-waisted black leggings showing off her growing baby bump for the series posted to her nearly nine million followers

Namaste: Ashley found some zen and practiced on her breathing during a private yoga class in a gorgeous white room filled with green plants

Namaste: Ashley found some zen and practiced on her breathing during a private yoga class in a gorgeous white room filled with green plants

Trainer: Ashley stretched her way into various poses while with the help of an instructor while resting on a black yoga mat

Trainer: Ashley stretched her way into various poses while with the help of an instructor while resting on a black yoga mat 

She appeared to be makeup-free and wore her chocolate brown hair in natural waves, with tendrils resting on her shoulders.

Ashley stretched her way into various poses while with the help of an instructor while resting on a black yoga mat. 

The stunning model took to Instagram to reveal she's pregnant with her first child with husband Justin Ervin, 30, on the couple's ninth wedding anniversary on Wednesday morning.

'Nine years ago today, I married the love of my life,' Ashley wrote. 'It has been the best journey with my favorite person in the world!' 

In action: Graham captioned the quick clip: 'feeling flexible & strong'

In action: Graham captioned the quick clip: 'feeling flexible & strong'

Fashion: She started out the routine wearing a black tank top over her light purple bra, but removed the top to dive deeper into her flow

Fashion: She started out the routine wearing a black tank top over her light purple bra, but removed the top to dive deeper into her flow

'Feeling good': She appeared to be makeup-free and wore her chocolate brown hair in natural waves, with tendrils resting on her shoulders

'Feeling good': She appeared to be makeup-free and wore her chocolate brown hair in natural waves, with tendrils resting on her shoulders

Bumping along: The stunning model took to Instagram to reveal she's pregnant with her first child with husband Justin Ervin, 30, on the couple's ninth wedding anniversary on Wednesday

Bumping along: The stunning model took to Instagram to reveal she's pregnant with her first child with husband Justin Ervin, 30, on the couple's ninth wedding anniversary on Wednesday

Ashley and Justin cuddled up in a sweet video, fumbling with the camera before panning out to expose her growing baby bump. 

Graham sported a bright green dress and a slew of gold chains while Justin looked casually cool in a white T-shirt and black slacks. 

The couple did not share any information about when their first child is due, however Ashley's post was quickly flooded with comments from well-wishers, including A-listers like Reese Witherspoon and Emily Ratajkowski. 

The Nebraska-native and her director hubby met at church in 2009 and were later married in 2010.

Ashley's incredible modeling career began after she was scouted while shopping at a mall in Omaha in 2000 and she later signed a deal to be represented by Wilhelmina Models in 2001.

She's remained a leader in the body positivity movement and was the first size 16 model to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2016.

Baby bliss: The Nebraska-native and her director hubby met at church in 2009 and were later married in 2010

Baby bliss: The Nebraska-native and her director hubby met at church in 2009 and were later married in 2010

Ashley Graham shares a photo of her stretch marks days after announcing her first pregnancy

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