• I'm Finally Acknowledging The Trauma Of My Son's Birth

    4 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    I never called it a “trauma.” The term felt reserved for much bigger catastrophes than what I endured and I'd never want to come off as being overly dramatic. But, here we are, more than a decade later, and I am still dealing with the emotional and mental repercussions from my son's birth - from what I now recognize as one of the more prominent traumatic experiences of my life.
    After all our challenges with cancer and infertility , my husband and I were thrilled to be expecting our first child in June 2008. My pregnancy was mostly uncomplicated but terribly uncomfortable, and I was beyond...
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