The Harshe Podcast – Episode #16: Our 6 Postpartum Experiences

by Birth Without Fear on November 14, 2017

This week, January and Brandon discuss postpartum after all six births! They discuss postpartum depression, severe back spasms, bottle feeding, awkwardness in the bedroom, and Brandon’s immunity to cute babies. Also, January has a hilarious slip of the tongue that makes this episode explicit, so cover your children’s ears during the last 20 minutes!

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If you want to listen to our first four birth stories, check them out on the Birth Hour Podcast. Birth Story #5 can be listened to HERE and Birth Story #6 can be listened to HERE!


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