Friday, December 7, 2018

POST PREGNANCY PARADOXES

The ugly truth of post-natal blues and more.

Not sure about you, but where I come from, the culture is for new mothers to "tank" it all. Tank being a slang word for taking the hardship upon oneself and not talking about the difficulties. Ask anyone how they are from my side of the world, and they almost always tell you they are fine even if they are dying inside.

But having gone through two newborns, I see infinitely more value in talking about these tough times and putting it out there helps us get through it together.

Solidarity is stronger than suffering in silence.

Here are some of my struggles post-pregnancy, if you would like to read -