Postpartum

Postpartum Weeks Four & Five and “A Day in the Life”

When does a day start again? Since being a mom to a new little life that answer is a bit less clear. Usually I am trying to sleep from about 11pm until about 11am, and then I find a nap somewhere in the afternoon. I’m five weeks in and Baby Henry sleeps pretty well at… Continue reading Postpartum Weeks Four & Five and “A Day in the Life”

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Postpartum Week Two & Three and Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is no joke! The first two weeks, especially, were difficult. They say breastfeeding isn’t painful if you’re doing it right, but I was doing it “right” and it often hurt like the dickens until week three when I had finally formed callouses. (Now past week four I can say there is little to no… Continue reading Postpartum Week Two & Three and Breastfeeding

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Postpartum Week One and a Hospital Stay

Now what? My pregnancy is over so…no more pregnant life blog right? Wrong. It’s a little known fact that pregnancy is more than the nine months of carrying around a life in the womb. A woman does not simply stop being pregnant whether she gave birth, miscarried, or lost the baby by other means (I can’t… Continue reading Postpartum Week One and a Hospital Stay

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Pregnancy Week Thirty-Three and Disaster House

At thirty-three weeks pregnant I’ve been absolutely exhausted. Normally I fight to keep a tidy home. I’m the kind of person who feels like I can think clearer and accomplish more if my surroundings are uncluttered. However, this month has been a different story. Our home has been a disaster since Christmas, but here is the kicker: I don’t even care.