Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Things no one tells you; post baby.

You always hear about how sleep deprived a new mom is or how she has no time for anything else, but there's much, much more than just those two things.

No one tells you that....

  • you will wake up in the middle of the night drenched in sweat. Literally. Your hormones are trying to get back to normal and every morning I'm waking up covered in sweat. It's pretty gross and I've washed my sheets everyday. 
  • your boobs will leak. Not everyones though. Mine didn't leak with Rylee, but this time around? They're a faucet. Again, I woke up one morning and thought Chloe had peed the bed- until I looked at my shirt and it was soaked in one spot. 
  • your vagina will look like a swollen mess post delivery. If you're like me and tend to get really swollen- you will also have a urination problem. Luckily, it subsides after 2 days, but those two days are painful
  •  you will get MORE sleep with a newborn than pregnant. Unless you're some freak of nature and sleep awesome during pregnancy, but I didn't. I couldn't sleep and even though I'm waking up every 2-3 hours- the time I am sleeping is a solid, deep sleep. Thank you Jesus.

2 comments:

  1. Hey girl, I guess I'm the freak of nature because I definitely got more sleep pregnant than now!! Anyways...I won this (http://dnsmith09.blogspot.com/search/label/shutterfly%20xmas%20giveaway) giveaway & never got the email for the credit? Can you check on that before I order my cards?

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  2. This is good to know, LOL! Thanks for sharing!!!

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