4 Problems That May Occur After A Vaginal Birth

Complications That May Occur After A Vaginal Birth

Vaginal birth is what most women dream of when they get pregnant. Having vaginal birth is more associated with shorter hospital stays and recovery. However, what is not normally talked about are the complications that are likely to happen after. After writing about the complications after giving birth, many of you shared some of your […]

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How Class Influences Women’s Parenting Style

does class influence parenting style

Parenting styles differ due to a lot of influences. Past experience, education, religion, politics, and more influence the parenting styles that people adopt. All of these help parents adapt to ways they can control and socialize their children. I thought to ask my African sisters their thoughts on how class or money influences their parenting […]

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Do African Women See Western Moms As Ideal?

African women

African women have come from so far. We live in a continent that is a high patriarchial system, that is hard as a rock to break. Adding to that, our experiences are always diminished, and we often have to view ourselves as being less than others. One of those diminished experiences is that of moms. […]

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6 Malawian Traditions to Know Before Getting Married

malawian traditions to know before getting married

These Malawian traditions have existed for so long. After writing about the traditions Malawian moms should know after giving birth, I got a surprise phone call. My uncle had read it and thought it was missing other crucial information. He then shared some of the things that needed to be added. I thought to share […]

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Joining the 2022 Winter ABC Challenge

winter abc challenge

It is time for the Afrobloggers’ Winter ABC Challenge. This is a storytelling festival that aims to help content creators to be more creative through the month of June by sticking to weekly themes. I am glad to announce that becomingamommy will be joining the 2022 challenge

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The Scariest Thing That Happened While Pregnant

There are a couple of creepy things that every woman will experience when they are pregnant, most of these are normalized even. However, there are some experiences that leave you scared to death. You notice every red flag your medic warns you about, and sometimes get so sure that you could be losing your baby. […]

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Taking Care of a NewBorn as a Single Mom

taking care of a newborn as a single mom

As a single mom, taking care of a newborn can be one of the most difficult tasks to ever encounter. As a new mom, the challenge of taking care of a newborn is not as we imagine during pregnancy. We often think things in a fantasy way, imagining how it will all play out. However, […]

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Handling My Working-Mom Guilt: It Is Brutal

handling working-mom guilt

Working-mom guilt is one of the hardest things that one can face when they have their first child. I recently just went back to my job, and for the first week, the working-mom guilt really hit me hard. This is my third week of work, slowly both Evan and I are getting used to the […]

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8 Second Trimester Symptoms of Pregnancy

8 second trimester symptoms of pregnancy

The second trimester was the most easiest trimester during my pregnancy. It had it’s own difficulties, but overall, it was way easier to deal with than the first trimester. Considering I already wrote on my first trimester symptoms, I figured that I continue with them. So, I will be sharing some of the prominent second […]

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Introducing Becoming A Mommy

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It’s crazy, I know! Hey y’all, thank you very much for checking out Becoming a Mommy! If you follow me on my other blog, you are probably wondering what all this is about. But in a minute, I will explain it all. I decided to do a bit of a Q & A to properly […]

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