Post pregnancy is another chapter that women have to face. There are several body changes that can sometimes be overwhelming. Aside from dealing with the deformed belly, there are other body changes that women needs to anticipate.
In this “over 35 “ club, we can all agree there is no shortage of challenges. We face judgment, guilt, and difficulty finding acceptance at times. Why? Three words: Advanced Maternal Age.
Younger mothers can question how many children they want and have time on their side if they choose to wait several years for another child. When you are a mature mother the choice really isn’t yours; biology often is the deciding factor. Do you give yourself a year to try and conceive again? Two years? Should I have decided sooner when my body was still predictable?
Ladies, you know what I’m talking about…or maybe you don’t. Maybe you were one of the lucky few who didn’t have issues with your first bowel movement after delivering your baby.
At 40 and entering midlife, all of the other things that cluttered my mind seem much smaller and less bothersome. Although they are real and valid, they are no longer in the forefront of my mind. I’ve gone from being a professional to a mom, then both, then stay at home/work at home mom. I’ve done it all.