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Jessica’s Recovery: Week 11 Week 11 This week I had an episode with my pelvic floor and what could have been a huge setback. It all started with a chair. A wonderful comfy rocker recliner to put in our room that was going to help make nursing comfier and help with rocking my baby to …

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Anna’s Recovery: Weeks 9 & 10 Week 9 Let’s just take a moment and acknowledge that the boob and nursing drama was over at this point! I no longer had to be on any type of medication, Olivia was finding her nursing groove to consistently attach better (I could just throw a baby on a …

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Jessica’s Recovery: Weeks 9 & 10 Week 9 I’m finally not feeling sick anymore!!! Yay! I feel incredibly weak but I was able to get outside with both boys and pulled the toddler around on the sled. I also made the effort to figure out how to get into the Pelvic Floor PT appointment that …

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Anna’s Recovery: Weeks 7 & 8 Week 7 Well, this week was filled with ups and downs. I had an appointment at the end of the week to follow up with the lactation consultant, or as I like to call him, “the boob” doctor. I would get a check on my daughter’s weight gain to …

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Jessica’s Recovery: Weeks 7 & 8 Week 7 I had my postpartum checkup today. The midwife checked my diastasis and just checked to make sure that my uterus and ovaries were in the right place. It was a little different than I was used to. In other pelvic checks done by midwives, they have asked …

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Anna’s Recovery: Weeks 5 & 6 Week 5 My older daughter ended up being out of school for the rest of the week, so it was me and my boobs, my baby daughter and her tongue tie, and the older one with an upset stomach while my husband had to go to work. My mum …

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Jessica’s Recovery: Week 5 & 6 Week 5 I don’t know whether to call this week, mental health week, or lose my ever loving mind week. It felt rough whatever we decide to call it Was it the toddler that wouldn’t stop talking to me? Or the infant that still doesn’t want to sleep longer …

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Anna’s Recovery: Weeks 3 & 4 Week 3 This was a week of less acute discomfort and tightness in my pelvic floor as well as starting to resume a bit of normal life. I started walking again, taking it easy and feeling things out. First I just went out for a 15 minute walk with …

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Jessica’s Recovery: Weeks 3 & 4 Week 3 I am feeling very much like myself physically. Every day I feel stronger and stronger. My lower back hurts less and less. I am mentally exhausted though. Momming a needy toddler and an infant is just downright exhausting. But I am working on trying to see the …

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Anna’s Recovery: Week 1 & 2 WEEK 1 While I was pregnant I looked forward to the days when I would no longer have the discomforts of pregnancy, but I knew there would be a transition time swapping out those discomforts for the ones of being freshly postpartum. Things definitely felt stitched together very tightly, …

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