However her husband Alok Appadurai suggested that she tried to raise funds through Kickstarter.
Now a new book reveals the truth about women's bodies after they have had children, complete with stunning photos and wise words from the mothers featured, all of whom explain how they learned to love their changing physique.
In the preface, Beall writes: 'We joyously present you with this revolutionary concept and global bodypositive and self-love movement: that one need not be photoshopped to be beautiful.
Lola created controversy while appearing on Australia's Next Top Model in 2009 when nude photos of her, taken by an old boyfriend, surfaced while the show went to air.
Our variety and differences give greater meaning and depth to the concept of what beautiful truly is! Stretch marks and saggy tummies but beautiful all the same! After giving birth she once again fell into a trough of self-loathing and became obsessed with losing weight.
Scroll down for video New book The Bodies of Mothers contains moving pictures of women after they have given birth According to experts, birth has a huge impact on a woman's body and many feel their bodies are no longer the same afterwards.
But when she posted a nude self-portrait online that showed her breast-feeding her baby son it went viral and was shared around the world.
Some said that they initially found their new bodies with their stretch marks and loose skin 'repulsive' but after time, came to appreciate their strength and beauty.