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Things We Wish Someone Would've Told Us About Postpartum Life

You May Become A Complete Hormonal Mess
"That third day in the hospital was the day I was to go home, and it felt like the enormity and permanency of this change was hitting me all at once. The staff were just going to let me walk out of there with a little person to take care of, when the world was so overwhelmingly, inexplicably bleak! We would have to get in a car and risk a car accident. Everything just felt impossible and threatening. Later I heard that this was a thing, and I'd wished I'd known. It made the same experience with my second and third so much easier to bear — that I know there's a reason and there's a light at the end." - Liz M.