"Instead of a golden hour, I got just a few precious minutes before a nurse pried his little fingers from my hospital gown and whisked him away."
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"'What happened?' I asked. 'You haemorrhaged again,' she said. 'This time you lost over a litre of blood.'"
"The idea appalled me at 6 and it still appalls me at 30. I’m quite certain it will appall me right through menopause."
"My job knew I was a mom; they just had no idea I had given birth to an entirely new human six months ago — and I was too deep in the lie to risk getting caught now."
"What I really needed was help that made a genuine difference to our now-upside-down-and-inside-out daily lives."
"Society has actually demanded that women navigate their despair in secrecy and proceed with life as usual."