Sometimes I wonder if we, as mommies, would be able to keep trying to fall pregnant, and face pregnancy itself and having a brand new baby, if we actually knew how much can be wrong, or go wrong, along the way. I know logically that the longing for a baby can be bigger than anything though, so I guess it wouldn’t make that much of a difference to the large majority of us.
After wrapping up the Pregnant in (_) interviews last week; on Monday I start a new interview series titled ‘Surrounded by Supermommies’. I have been extremely secretive over this series and not even the mommies interviewed knew what the angle of the series was going to be. Their answers are all safely with me, so the announcement now cannot influence their stories in any way.
And finally here it is, at least part one is, although I am insanely tired and it has taken weeks to get it all down and so I am sure the quality of the writing may be suffering. The focus of this post is the c-section itself (I’ll be posting the recovery part separately) so let’s take it from the top. [Read more…]
I was going to incorporate this into my final post, but then I ended up writing the beginning of a whole different summary post to end this “pregnancy chapter” of Pregnant in Cape Town. For those who have wondered, I still intend to blog on PICT and remain active on Social Media in that name once Charly is here to keep the conversations going. Partly because I am proud of what I have created and partly because a large part of me is still hoping that I will one day be “Pregnant in Cape Town” again. So I will update my site & Social Media with the tagline “& everything after” and get around it that way. [Read more…]