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Postpartum Depression Made Me Resent My Children For Existing

kieferpix/Getty Trigger Warning: Severe Depression/Postpartum Depression I did not like my children when this photo was taken. Tiffany Jenkins/Facebook I actually resented them for existing. Kaiden was 17 months old and Chloe 1 month, and I didn’t want to be their mother. I didn’t want to change their diapers, feed them, and most of the…

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Why No One Wants The 184 Ounces Of Breastmilk In My Freezer

Sutthiwat Srikhrueadam/Getty One of the moms is crying again. I keep my daughter cradled against my breast with one arm, and—while trying not to flash everyone too much in the process—hand the baby nearest us the rattle he is straining to reach, listening to her explanation between the sniffles and sobs. Next to us, a…

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Thank You, Emily Ratajkowski, For Giving Us A Better Pregnancy Announcement

Scary Mommy and Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Emily Ratajkowski penned an essay for Vogue to accompany her digital pregnancy announcement with husband Sebastian Bear-McClard—though she is quick to point out that it is her pregnancy and not theirs. It’s her body, her symptoms, and her experience. It was a surprisingly refreshing and much needed deviation from the…

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Our Son’s Circumcision Site Became Infected, And He Nearly Died

Scary Mommy and Nenov/Getty “Your baby’s too sick to stay here. We’re going to transfer him to the PICU where he can get more care.” As I processed the nurse’s words, a tsunami of panic engulfed me. I gasped for air. Moments earlier, my newborn son had been urgently admitted to the hospital’s pediatric unit.…

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