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Week 2

I was a wreck at the beginning of week 2. I remember the first day so vividly.

I just came off of another sleepless night and it was my first all nighter by myself. 1,022 more words


Utah man charged $40 for 'skin-to-skin' contact with newborn son — but he's got no problem with that

SALT LAKE CITY — Ryan Grassley discovered a perplexing charge on a hospital bill for the recent birth of his son: Nearly $40 for “skin to skin” contact after his wife gave birth via caesarean section. 297 more words


The C Word

No guys I’m not talking about the swear word. I’m talking about the c section also known as the cesarean section. My baby was delivered with an emergency c section after 27 hours of labour. 380 more words

Breastfeeding and my struggles

16 months later, I am still breastfeeding my son. I have several emotions about breastfeeding, still. Excitement, frustration, and embarrassment are just a few.

The day I made the decision to breastfeed my son, I had to be a few months pregnant. 474 more words

Black Woman Breastfeed

I'm Squishy

This is our Squishy. He came out via C-Section (a story for another time) on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 weighing 7.6 pounds.

There are stories to share and tears to rationalize. 16 more words


16,283 Ounces—Give or Take a Few Hundred

That’s the minimum amount of ounces I’ve pumped for my son since he was born.

I would have an exact number, except my phone shit the bed a few weeks ago and Apple had to wipe it clean. 1,580 more words


Don't undermine me because I had a C Section

Once I had got over the initial shock of finding out I was pregnant, everything was great – it was all guessing weight and gender, buying baby clothes and eating my own body weight in cake. 2,161 more words