Based on these and the questions from Part 1, the general topics that seem to arise surround stress management, childhood experiences and handling interactions with extended family/in-laws.
Some people think, seemingly mainly in North America, that the stigma around breastfeeding in the black community may have its origins in this.
I waited till I was 5 months before sharing. For one, I wanted to make sure I made it through my first trimester before breaking the news, which doctors suggest.
I have four children ranging from 1-19. They’re all great, well behaved kids, but I’m done. I think.
From first and second hand experience, I can say that not discussing certain vital things before you go ahead and bring another life into this world can make for a stressful and/or miserable pregnancy and first few years with your baby. Indeed, even if you’ve […]