Mommy Takes Drugs

CW: This post contains descriptions of anxiety & panic attacks as well as discussion of perinatal loss that may be triggering for some. 

 

Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen Tablets on a Prescription Form

 

Got ya there with that title, didn’t I? While the statement itself is currently true, let’s back up a little bit and get some context.

Many of you who follow me may know that we were expecting a new baby this fall. You may have had a general idea of his “due” date, and you may have known he was a rainbow baby. What you may not have known, is exactly how emotionally fraught the end of this pregnancy was for me and how tumultuous the events were that immediately followed his birth. So let’s revisit life around 38 weeks, when things started to get interesting. Continue reading