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April 25th, 2013, 09:09 AM
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Originally Posted by GranolaMama View Post
I wish our society valued and respected pp moms more... and that pp moms respected themselves enough to take advantage of help and REST! Instead we have this underlying feeling that we have to "keep up with the Jones" and not let having a baby "slow us down". IT SHOULD slow us down! For a few weeks at least! and I cringe every time I see an itty bitty newborn in walmart.
Definitely! We expect pregnant women to take it easy, but once the baby is out they're supposed to go back to normal, taking care of everything (except themselves). And the babies - can nobody at least watch the baby while mom goes on errands? Not that most moms would leave their babies that soon I think, but still - everywhere you have to go is a germfest even without the strangers who want to touch a baby.

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Originally Posted by keekopeeko View Post
I recently had a friend ride in a horse show 12days PP..
I don't even know what to say!
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