Birth Expectations Versus Reality
May 12, 2020
Maybe you grew up hearing that childbirth can be a breeze, or you saw those flawless magazine pictures of Kate Middleton exiting the hospital and thought that was typical for all new moms. Perhaps you actually do know someone who had a relatively easy childbirth. The truth is, the expectation versus reality of birth is much different than we might have imagined. And sometimes for reasons we don’t even anticipate! Let’s examine a few common expectations women have about childbirth and look at the reality of what happens when those little angels actually come into the world.
Expectation Versus Reality: Birth
I’ll Look Put-Together For My Post-Birth Photos
Expectation: Post-birth photos will look flawless. I’ll have my makeup on, a nice hair-do, and an easy smile. My baby and partner, of…