This is for you if you're newlyweds, a young couple who are considering conceiving together for the first time, or already pregnant and awaiting the arrival of your little one. 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…
I developed chronic insomnia leaving me sleeping 2hrs a night from the emotional pain of being left alone in pregnancy.
I had a lot of blood loss in the beginning of that pregnancy. It took me 6 months to be totally clear and not afraid to lose our baby.
It's OK to feel like this. Make sure you talk about how you feel and don't bottle it up!
It took an entire day for them to discharge me. For no apparent reason
A doctor suggested we book in a C- section as I was overdue and the baby could be in distress. However, she seemed perfectly happy in there. Her heartbeat, etc. Everything was fine. I declined. I was going to have that peaceful water birth in a dimly lit room with some jazz music playing.
Disclaimer: At no additional cost to you, I may get a small commission for purchases made through links within this post. I was off work for quite a while before my due date. That meant tons of time on my hands to research and re-research things to prepare for your newborn baby's arrival. Boy, did I find more than I expected! I had to think back to my nephew's and…
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