I mean sure I had a little bit of the jitters and I missed him a lot the entire time but there were many other factors which made me feel great about my decision to go.
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I was asked by a future mom why I decided to do a pregnancy photoshoot. First of all, I want to say that it was one of the best decisions I have ever made. There are so many reasons why I think it is a must do, whether it is for a 1st child or for all the others to follow.
Being a new mom is an extremely daunting task during which we try to heal from childbirth, take care of our baby and our family on little to no sleep. We need all the help we can get yes, but not at the price of our self-esteem.
During the first month postpartum, I was in awe and I was afraid of losing him. Also, I was struggling to nurse and struggling for power.
I did not think my birth story was any special compared to any other woman’s but here I am! I was terrified of giving birth. Mostly terrified about having a C-section in case I would be able to push the baby out myself.
I do not know about you but I become an even more terrible person when I am hungry. That being said, you should NEVER eat for two. That is a lie your aunties and your mama may tell you as they happily feed you.
This is the list of hospital bag items I ended up with and those you should definitely shamelessly steal from the hospital!
During my contractions monitoring they noticed a worrisome pattern. My baby’s heart rate would decelerate with every contractions .
It happens. I am sure that by the time it does, that is the last thing on one’s mind. However, when my baby was born, one of my first questions to my husband was: did I poop?