Amy's Story About Work After Baby The decision whether to maintain employment after having a baby or resigning from the workplace is a deeply personal one, guided by all manner of individual circumstances. I firmly believe there is no singular right answer for everyone; however, I spent a year after the birth of my son [...]
Category: Postpartum Stories
Why I Need to Stop Breastfeeding to be a Better Mom: Jenn’s Story
Ending Our Breastfeeding Journey: How It Actually Brought Us Closer During A Time That My Postpartum Anxiety And Depression Was Trying To Pull Us Apart Who would have known that the night before I admitted myself to the hospital at 4.5 months postpartum would have been my very last time nursing my baby girl? When [...]
Postpartum After Infant Loss: One Mom’s Story of Changes
Here’s the thing: there is no helpful thing to say when someone dies, especially someone’s child. You can’t take away the pain, you can’t make them forget. You won’t make people sad by talking about the one they lost. Some people seem caught off guard when I talk about Silas or being pregnant with him in normal conversation. But I can’t act as if Silas never existed. Silas is real, he grew inside of me for 9 months, I held him in my arms and kissed his sweet newborn head, smelling his yummy newborn smell.
Inducing Lactation and Being Postpartum as the Non-Birthing Mom
Being Postpartum After Delivering a Stillbirth Baby
Being on in an Infertility Story With Chronic Illness
Infertility Journey: Wishing to be Postpartum
Infertility, Vanishing Twin and Postpartum
Postpartum Anxiety: 8 Things Everyone Needs to Know
Postpartum Mom Recovery with a Baby in the NICU
A NICU mom is choosing whether to rest and let her body heal or venture down long halls to sit in uncomfortable chairs and (maybe) snuggle her child with cords. Sometimes the snuggling isn’t even an option and she watches, through an isolet, as she hopes her baby hears her voice and feels her love.