When I started breastfeeding, well, I didn’t know anything about how it all worked, let alone what to use (have you seen how many things they sell for breastfeeding?!). I underwent a period where I binge bought a bunch of stuff, and later didn’t end up needing it. So, I decided to compile a
When I thought body discomfort with getting pregnant, my first (and only) thought was labor, right? Like I know labor is painful. Well, I also learned that pregnancy was no vacation either, but NO ONE told me about the torture boot camp that is post-partum (probably because no one wants to talk about it or
I am not one of those girls that read up on pregnancy and birth or that attended any pregnancy classes (although they were offered), so partially it’s my fault that I was so unprepared for what lied ahead. I assumed (to my own detriment) that it would be no huge deal that I was delivering
So everything I learned in the first couple of days post-pregnancy was on the go. Family, friends, lactation consultants, pediatricians and, of course, Dr. Google, were my go-to sources for all things questionable and worrisome. For the most part, all the advice was incredibly helpful, especially that which was given by my parents and in-laws.
I’ve always had a lot to say, especially on my experiences, but I’ve never had an urge to write anything down… until recently. And no, it’s not that I had some sort of artistic epiphany or discovered an inner creativity that has always been locked up inside and now is bursting forth, or anything like