𝕋𝕙𝕖 𝕗 𝕠 𝕦 𝕣 𝕥 𝕙 𝕥𝕣𝕚𝕞𝕖𝕤𝕥𝕖𝕣 .
If I could give one single piece of advice to new moms it would be to completely 𝕝𝕖𝕥 𝕘𝕠 of everything and immerse yourself completely in this time.
Because you will blink and be through it.
The softness of your postpartum body is something to be 𝕔𝕖𝕝𝕖𝕓𝕣𝕒𝕥𝕖𝕕 and 𝕝𝕠𝕧𝕖𝕕. The lines left behind are like war paint signifying the strength and power behind your body.
Skin to skin moments are the most 𝕓𝕖𝕒𝕦𝕥𝕚𝕗𝕦𝕝 moments and again, before you know it, that chapter will be closed.
This is such a vulnerable post for me, to show my body in its most exhausted state. I was in the best shape of my life before conceiving Norah, I was so proud of my accomplishments and meeting goals I had set for myself.
But I 𝕝𝕠𝕧𝕖 𝕥𝕙𝕚𝕤 𝕓𝕠𝕕𝕪 just as much. The Linea Negra down my stomach I’ve had with all four of my pregnancies and this is the longest it’s stayed. It’s kind of serving as a reminder to me that we are still in this postpartum period, this beautiful fourth trimester.
Life with Norah is bliss, I feel like I’ve known her for so long, this line on my body reminds me that it’s still new and she might be a big baby, but she is still a newborn.
This postpartum time frame has been beautiful for me. I’ve made myself 𝕤𝕝𝕠𝕨 𝕕𝕠𝕨𝕟. I did nothing for almost 3 weeks except hold her, nurse her, nap with her. Let my body heal from the 𝕞𝕚𝕣𝕒𝕔𝕝𝕖 of birth.
That is the biggest thing I can tell new moms.
𝔼𝕟𝕛𝕠𝕪 𝕥𝕙𝕚𝕤 𝕥𝕚𝕞𝕖, 𝕕𝕠𝕟’𝕥 𝕣𝕦𝕤𝕙 𝕚𝕥, 𝕓𝕖𝕔𝕒𝕦𝕤𝕖 𝕚𝕥 𝕘𝕠𝕖𝕤 𝕗𝕒𝕤𝕥𝕖𝕣 𝕥𝕙𝕒𝕟 𝕪𝕠𝕦 𝕥𝕙𝕚𝕟𝕜.