(Closed) 10 Post-Partum Things They Don’t Tell You

posted 8 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: Now I'm curious, how many, if any, of these did you have post-partum?
    Lochia AKA ridiculously long and heavy period : (38 votes)
    16 %
    Mangled, horror-storyesque vajayjay : (24 votes)
    10 %
    2nd Trimester doughy-fat : (31 votes)
    13 %
    Post-partum depression : (29 votes)
    12 %
    Hair-loss : (23 votes)
    10 %
    Difficulty breast-feeding : (36 votes)
    15 %
    Homicidal thoughts towards your partner : (13 votes)
    5 %
    Hot Hot Hot (flashes, that is) : (17 votes)
    7 %
    Porn star boobs : (28 votes)
    12 %
  • Post # 124
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2010

     Your crotch might be a mess. You may be dealing with a swollen, stitched up mighty mess that even Stephen King couldn’t dream up.”  <<<<DAYUM. Sounds like fun!

     

    Post # 125
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    1334 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2013 - Kempinski San Lawrenz, Gozo

    @TheJeanses2012:  Thank you so much 🙂

    Post # 126
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    533 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    Hmmmm…. with less than a week to my due date this might have not been the best thing to read! Actually, I was aware of most of the things but the way they are described makes me a little terrified.  I did not know about the after-poop. My main fear about poop, was pooping during delivery….. I had no idea the terror that happens after birth.

    I think it’s time for me to head to the store to pick up some prune juice and all-bran!

    Post # 127
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    485 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    @Romantigua:  I’m also a scaredy cat! Haha so you eased my fears a bit. 🙂 Thank you!!! I’m glad things have gone well for you… I hope to be so lucky! 

     

    @KatyElle:  You totally made me feel better. 🙂 I keep telling myself, SO many people have multiple children… It absolutely must be worth it?! Haha. And that’s true, I’ve heard everyone’s experience is different. I think I am scarred because so many ladies who I’m close to have had horrible experiences with childbirth/post-partum issues. Maybe I’ll be the lucky one! Wink

    Post # 129
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I read this yesterday and I keep thinking about it.  I told Fiance last night that I’m not having kids anymore- he has to do it….

    WHY THE F*$% DON’T THEY TELL WOMEN THIS STUFF?  Lochia?  Had never heard of it.  Dear God.

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