As we celebrate the diversity of family structures, it’s essential to recognize and embrace the unique experiences that individuals and couples go through during the postpartum period. If you were assigned female at birth and are having a baby, but aren’t the pregnant one, you may be interested in learning more about induced lactation. This is the process of having your body produce milk without being pregnant.
I consider myself a recovering perfectionist, and 7 years ago I was a bit less of the “recovering” part. I started my pregnancy voraciously reading everything I could get my hands on. In my voracious reading, I collected really good nuggets of parenting advice that really helped and changed me.