- New Beginnings -
- Breastfeeding -
In 5 months, Taylor can begin eating solid foods, and hopefully by then he wouldn't require as much breast milk and I'll be a professional at providing just enough and maybe then I'll have a freezer full of breast milk dated back to August . . . wishful and hopeful thinking. At times I question myself "can I really make through another 5 months of this?" but when I think of this past month, it really wasn't that hard . . . I mean in comparison to childbirth, breastfeeding is easy, Hahah.
Ps - I'm pumping as I type this LoL
- Emotions and such -
Before becoming pregnant and giving birth, I could not have imagined having a baby would be this emotional. Like I said, no one ever tells you the in-depth details, and gives you the reality of what becoming a new mom is really like. It's not always as happy and joyful as it seems to be, I feel if more people actually told it like it was, there would be a lot less pregnancies. Now, I'm not saying I would have made another choice if I had known, I'm just saying it's actually a lot harder than it seemed to be. You'll never know unless you've experienced it for yourself.
On the other hand, just looking into my baby's eyes brings me instant happiness, and in that moment I realize why I'm dong this, and why I push through those tiring, sleepless nights. I have been given a gift from God, and it is my responsibility to raise and love this blessing. Taylor has already been given the greatest start in life, two parents who love him, and who love each other.
-Too fast, too soon -
- From experience -
Please cherish and try to enjoy every moment of your pregnancy, the pain and discomfort is only temporary . . . I would do it all over again if I could. And please cherish every moment of motherhood and every moment you have with your newborn, because they really do grow way too fast and before you know it, that first month would have come and gone and you would do anything to experience it all again. I am convinced that this is the reason women have more children . . . I may have mentioned to Quentin about having more kids, but we'll save that conversation for at least another 10 years lol