Tag: newborn stage

There’s No Hierarchy For Pain (And Other Lessons From The NICU)

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Ten weeks ago, I sat in my then three-day-old daughter’s isolation room in the NICU, sobbing to the head nurse. In between the sobs were...

The Newborn Phase: It’s Okay to Not Enjoy Every Moment

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“Enjoy those moments. They don’t last forever.” That sentiment is expressed to new moms often. It’s also a comment on a photo my cousin posted...

The Difference Between Postpartum Depression & Post-Baby Blues

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I had the Post Baby blues after the birth of my son. I would feel happy one minute, and then sad the next. When...