Please stop telling women not to share their birth stories – Sydney Morning Herald – September 2018


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A few days before I left my job to go on maternity leave a colleague gave me some very helpful advice. “Condoms make excellent ice packs,” she whispered across the partition that divided our desks.

Apparently the freezer on the maternity ward was full of these homemade ice packs. “They are just the right size for down there,” my colleague continued raising her eyebrows at me conspiratorially.

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