When I went to birth lessons, I was told that the golden hour after birth should be respected. That a mother and a child should have physical contact inmediately and if the mother wants to breastfeed that would be great too. Three years ago I was robbed of that experience because I had a C… Continue reading A mother and a son without a golden hour
Changes...I hated to see this picture in my memories two weeks ago. I used to enjoy modeling as a hobby, working and I thought I had my sh** together at home. But I was so far from the truth. Now that I am a mom not only my body changed, but my lifestyle did too.… Continue reading Accepting my life’s metamorphosis|Aceptar la metamorfosis de mi vida
This is me a few days postpartum. I never thought my life would change so drastically after giving birth. Specially when my pregnancy was so healthy. My hormones made me a bag of weird symptoms, moody, and weak. But my desire to take good care of my child, to enjoy my life and my growing… Continue reading Postpartum challenge
I never thought I would live to tell my child I experienced two devastating hurricanes (first, hurricane Georges in '98). I had just become his mother and I had to learn to take care of a newborn while dealing with the consequences of a category 4 hurricane that covered all of Puerto Rico, my Island.… Continue reading First time mom in the middle of a hurricane
Yes I had a big baby bump at 4 months of gestation. But I loved it. Now this baby boy keeps me fit💪😉 and pushes me to forget postpartum health issues. I'm sure someday (SOON) God will give me the priviledge to say I'm healthier and I will share my story. 🙏
How was your postpartum experience? Do others in you family helped you and your spouse? Did you have paid maternity leave? What do you think about postpartum traditions and costumes?