All tagged Postpartum Support
“Perhaps, if we created a culture where it was safe for a woman to say, “you know, it just wasn’t for me.” Or “I was happier not breastfeeding,” then new or expecting moms would not have the seeds of self-doubt planted. What if when a new mom comments, as I did, “sure I’ll try if I can" If we build her up and assure her, that of course, she can!”
"I was relaxed. I was calm, focused and clear. I felt like me when I'm not overwhelmed by the noise in my head and stress flowing through my veins. It was like I had had a glass of wine. Wait, Did I have a glass of wine?! I honestly thought back. No. I didn't. And while I was relaxed, I was NOT intoxicated. It clicked. It was the CBD Oil..."
“Why didn’t anyone tell me that breastfeeding would turn me into a crazed maniac who never eats, sleeps, exercises, or leaves the house?” I had to smile because what the writer is describing is not so much breastfeeding, but more so adjusting to new motherhood