What is a Miscarriage Like? What I Wish I Had Known Beforehand

What is a Miscarriage Like? What I Wish I Had Known Beforehand

Miscarriage… not a topic I thought I would ever write about. But here we are.  I was completely blindsided both physically and emotionally by my miscarriage. I knew practically nothing about the process, and I felt alone and disoriented. I had never really thought about 

Postpartum Insomnia and Strategies for a Better Night’s Sleep

Postpartum Insomnia and Strategies for a Better Night’s Sleep

During the first year of my child’s life, I told myself that sleep deprivation was normal. And it is, to a certain extent. Night feeds and wake ups are just a part of the initiation process into parenthood. So I did not worry too much 

Navigating Pandemic Life With a Toddler: Assessing the Risks

Navigating Pandemic Life With a Toddler: Assessing the Risks

Raising a toddler is hard enough without having to factor COVID-19 into the picture. As a first-time mom and a bona fide worry wart, I would be anxious about my son’s safety and health under normal circumstances. So, pandemic concerns and all of the unknowns 

Painful Breastfeeding as a New Mom

Painful Breastfeeding as a New Mom

I have been wanting to share my story with new and expecting moms about how I initially struggled with painful breastfeeding.