Miranda has four kids (and is 14 weeks pregnant with her fifth). Having kids close together meant that her early postpartum experiences happened alongside her subsequent pregnancies. She needed surgery 5 months postpartum after her first baby to repair the damage from her 3rd degree episiotomy. After having her second baby, she went to counseling for postpartum anxiety, but the group she saw was not equipped to help her. She got pregnant with her third about 8 months postpartum, before she even realized she was fertile. Her milk quickly dried up and she had to switch to formula for her second baby, which caused her feelings of guilt. She had a brief NICU stay with her third baby. She had a much better therapist after that baby and was able to deal with her anxiety.
She shares so many tips for thriving with having babies so close together in age.
Tune in next week for the story of her fourth postpartum experience!
The resource she mentioned in part 1:
Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts
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