As a mom who has had six babies, let me give you this hope: PPD doesn’t have to happen every time. And even if it does, you can prepare yourself this time.
These 4 Moms’ Water Broke in Unusual Places– And Why You Don’t Need to Worry About it Happening to You
What if my water breaks in public? is a common concern for pregnant women– it’s right up there with worrying about pooping during labor! I spoke with some mamas whose water broke in public to find out what it’s like when this fear comes true.
To explain to people that don’t understand depression, to me it’s like being in a nightmare that you can’t wake up from. You can’t just make the feelings go away. It’s real and it’s frightening. It’s that monster that is running to get me and I can’t run fast enough to get away from it. It gets me and it holds me down.
Weight is really just a number on the scale and becoming hyper focused on that number only caused me to feel stressed and to focus more on that number instead of paying attention to what my body needed each day of my pregnancy.