Posted: 30/03/2012 at 16:26
G/C but im a recent second time mummy. Here is what they don't tell you:
That about 4 months after birth, your hair starts falling out (I though I had developed alapecia, lol)
That you can bleed for up to 8 weeks.
That it does look like you are loosing a lot of blood, but dont worry, thats normal
That you may not have an instant bond with your baby, and thats normal too!!
That bf, as amazing as it is, requiers a great deal of practice (but worth it!)
That it is not the end of the world, and you are not a bad mummy if you choose to ff.
that your first proper period after you have stopped bleedin can be very heavy. Mine was that bad it really scared me, and I ended up at the docs.
And lastly, that it is perfectly acceptable to scream, swear, chant or humm your way through labour if you so wish! What ever gets you though it.
For all you first time mummies, you are in for the most amazing experience of your entire life. It is truely magical, becoming someones Mum. Enjoy every minuiet!