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Why We Need to Talk About Postpartum

A challenging period after giving birth.

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During my pregnancy, one of the things on my mind was labor. How will I know it’s time? Will everything go well? How painful is it going to be? Among other questions and doubts. I spent a lot less time thinking about what it would be like once I got home with my baby.




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Andrea Huls

Andrea Huls

Writer, documentary filmmaker, photographer, feminist, mother, and much more.

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