You just got home from the hospital and all 30 cousins on your mother’s side want to meet the new baby. We’ve all been in situations where we’ve made ourselves uncomfortable because we don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings. And early parenthood is full of decisions like this. So today, we’re talking about boundaries – how to set boundaries that work for your family – and how to stick to them even when the in-laws or well-meaning grandmothers push back. We’re here to help you know you’re not alone and hopefully give you some encouragement along the way.
After you give birth your baby, your body needs some time to recover. After all, you just created another human being. Eventually, you (and your partner) may be wondering when you can have sex again. Is six weeks really enough time? How do you know if you’re ready? Will it feel different? How can you do it as safely as possible, and what should you expect?
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