Why I Hid My Postpartum Anxiety | nylc11.wordpress.com

After a failed vasectomy reversal, a second successful reversal, two failed frozen embryo transfers and six (in total) IVF with ICSI procedures, and three miscarriages, I was finally pregnant with my rainbow baby. My pregnancy was complicated and I received daily blood thinner injections until week 36 of pregnancy. I live 4,500 miles as the … More Why I Hid My Postpartum Anxiety | nylc11.wordpress.com

9 things you can expect from a newborn | nylc11.wordpress.com

Newborns can be like leeches. Once born my sons searched for my boob and didn’t let go. They clusterfed every 30 minutes day and night for the next almost 30 hours. Newborns can make you feel like a zombie. Between the nurse coming in to check my bloodpressure, temperature, and ask me what my pain … More 9 things you can expect from a newborn | nylc11.wordpress.com

How to speed up your recovery from Cesarean birth | nylc11.wordpress.com

Cesarean birth is a major abdominal surgery. Maybe it was unplanned or an emergency surgery. Perhaps you planned and scheduled this major abdominal procedure. Possibly it was a repeat Cesarean section. In the end it does not matter how you came about having your baby. What matters is that you feel better as soon as … More How to speed up your recovery from Cesarean birth | nylc11.wordpress.com

How I had a peaceful Cesarean birth |nylc11.wordpress.com

When I still worked in labor and delivery, I made it a point to let my clients and patients know that birth is unpredictable and it is always better to be open for change. Easier said than done… Since finding out I was expecting a #bonusbaby, I had planned on giving birth vaginally. The baby made … More How I had a peaceful Cesarean birth |nylc11.wordpress.com