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What They Don’t Tell You: The Truth About the Fourth Trimester

My son, Kieran, was born one day after his due date on October 7, 2018. In the month leading up to his birth, I prepared for his arrival – stocked the freezer with meals, set up the nursery, and read a book about how to care for babies. I was all set. Even as I arrived home from the hospital, I was confident we’d do just fine as a new little family.   I was in for a rude awakening. Trouble was, Kieran would not sleep. The first night home, he screamed for hours. My husband...

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