I just had my second child two weeks ago and while the nights are still sleepless and the laundry is never ending, here are a few things I learned along the way that are different this time around.
During my first labour, I was in so much pain that I swore up and down that I would never have another child (don’t we all). Well, this time around, I got an epidural at 3 cm and was smiling versus at 4 cm and experiencing hell.
2. Postpartum emotions
While I experienced baby blues after my eldest was born, I didn’t this time around (at least not yet). Yes, I still get emotional here and there (hello hormones); I am afterall, the same girl that cried through her entire wedding speech! Continue reading “on having a second child”