A THOUSAND TINY STEPS

Barb on hospital bed with newly born Jack
Jack just out!

Episode 5: My Emotional Labor

Season 1 - Jack
Season 1 - Jack
Episode 5: My Emotional Labor
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Show Notes

In this episode, I go more in depth about my emotional experience being pregnant and giving birth. From my friends and family’s reaction to me having a baby and dealing with the difficulties of breastfeeding it was a wild ride. 

Key Takeaways: 

[2:50] The first round of IVF failing

[5:45] Keeping my pregnancy under wraps 

[7:26] People’s reaction to me having a baby at 57

[10:55] Going to the gym 

[13:46] Discovering my preeclampsia diagnosis  

[18:24] My experience giving birth 

[25:10] Meeting Jack

[26:46] Experience with breastfeeding 

[28:04] My hospital stay after giving birth 

[30:55] Gracie meeting Jack 

[32:57] Making time for myself 

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October 5, 2021

Podcast: A Thousand Tiny Steps

Episode #: 5

Episode Title: My Emotional Labor

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