Tag: postpartum

Unpopular Opinion: I don’t like my Postpartum Body.

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I don’t like my postpartum body. I didn’t like it after I had both of my kids. And even now almost, 4 years after...

Getting in Shape after Having a Baby

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Having a baby is hard. It is hard on your body. You might think that pregnancy was hard. But in my experience, postpartum is...

I’m on an Antidepressant … And You Should Be Too

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My dad died the same day my second son was born. Dramatic, isn’t it? I don’t mean to joke, but sometimes, you gotta laugh at the...

Dear Stretch Marks: I’m Learning to Love You (But Be Patient)

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You are red and pink and purple, and you are deep. You’re not like the faint, smooth, wispy white lines on my hips or inner...

Why it’s OK for a mom to need time away from...

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As an only child, I’ve always had a deep-rooted appreciation for alone time. It’s how I recharge my battery after a long, trying day....

What is a Doula and Why Do I Need One?

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Many of you know that I'm pregnant with baby number five. Y'all. Things have changed in the last five years since I gave birth...

Fourth Trimester Feelings

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The most joyous event in a woman’s life is defined as welcoming a new baby into her life. Societal expectation sends this message with...

The Surprising Way My Body Changed After Having a Baby

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Pregnancy changes your body. We all know this. But until you’re postpartum, you don’t know which of those changes will be permanent. You may...

Listen to Beth: New Moms Need Help!

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It shouldn’t come as a shock to most of us that having a baby is a really big deal.  Regardless of how much we...