Hey hey hey!
Say hello to that little fingers! (and the unexpected big wide yawn)
It has been only slightly over a month that i am officially a mummy of 2. Oh the struggle of keeping up, is so so real. Especially when the elder one is only 13 months old.
So #babyHS2 had to be delivered through cesarean section (c-sect) and i kid you not, i told my hubby i’d do natural birth 10 times over, i’m okay with that. Just don’t let me go through another c-sect.
Well, that’s based on my experience and here’s why:
1. I missed the elder one.
Because he just turned THE BIG ONE about 2 weeks before i delivered #babyHS2, it is obvious he didn’t understand what was going on. He came to visit me at the hospital and cried for me to carry him. And because i was still hurting from the op, i had to say no. I really missed him for the first 1 week at least.
2. Longer hospital stay
I mean, come on! Who loves staying in the hospital?!
3. Longer recovery period
With #babyHS1, i recovered within a week of the natural delivery. I can do things as per normal by the 5th day although i was abit slow. But believe it or not, now, 1 month later, i am still in recovery mode. I remember the first 2 weeks being so tough i almost cried for feeling like a weakling. And now, i even have to be more cautious. I used to do alot more around the house but now,hubby says to leave it all to him. Ahh, that’s a plus point for having a c-sect. Heh.
4. I miss my panties and jeans.
Hmm.. this may be TMI, but seriously, i can’t wear my panty without hurting the the wound area. Even up till now. It can really get a little too painful okay? Jeans? Forget it. I don’t even wanna try putting it on. My life revolves around yoga pants and dresses now. Haha!
5. I was scared of showering.
I am just gonna be honest here. I didn’t shower for the first week. Hurhurhur.. Although i had hubby to help wipe me down, but you know, nothing makes u feel fresher like a shower does.
6. I felt like i didn’t “deliver”.
So you get visitors, they asks about your labour story and you don’t have much to say because it’s elective c-sect. So someone commented “oh, so u didn’t really deliver la…”. Hmmm.. that someone deserves a stab on her tummy.
7. The jab.
For 3 nights i was in the hospital, the nurses mercilessly jabbed me on my tummy. To prevent blood clots they say. The pain that comes after the jab is nothing compared to the wound itself but i wouldn’t want to remember it. Urghhh.
I can give you a long list but i guess this is enough. Don’t wanna make mummies going thru c-sect read this and make them feel anxious. Hahaha!
Life now is definitely more hectic with two under 2. But i’m definitely still learning to cope.
Now i’m off to get some sleep, see you when i see you!