Stacey Solomon: Photos show how the first days with a baby really are

This mom honestly shows how she feels after her baby is born. The British singer's third baby arrived on May 23, 2019 Stacey Solomon (29) to the world. Since then, the happy mom of three sons together with Papa Joe Swash (37) has documented the first few days with her cute baby on Instagram – and that naturally, without filters or whitewashing.

The pictures show a lot of love and happiness, but also those moments that are rarely seen from births and the first time with a baby: Blood on the baby's head and the sheets, plastic pads, the shrinking baby bump – Stacey shows quite openly what belongs to the birth of a child. Alternating with Papa Joe, Stacey writes the touching messages:

23. May

"This morning. I was able to watch much earlier than expected how the love of my life gave birth to a new life. We are overwhelmed, overjoyed and concerned about what will come. Mother and baby are fine, they are resting. We are so grateful for all the love and support we have received over the past 8 months. I don't have the words to describe how I feel. So from now on, I'm going to spend the next few days and the rest of my life falling in love with these two people. Today I saw the impossible happen. My partner, my love, my life, you are superhuman. I am awesome forever. Joe X. "

May 26

"Welcome home, darling. I feel ridiculously emotional today, always close to tears. It is just so tiny and precious and I want to do the best I can for it. I never thought I would say that, but if I could put it back in my stomach for another year, I would. ? "

May 27th

"Today it really hit me. I miss my baby bump and my baby in me. I don't feel like I valued it enough while I was pregnant, and now it's over. Joe and I had no picture of me with my baby bump. The thought of not having this memory really wrecked me today. That's why Joe and his dad helped me get a picture of what's left of my baby bump to cheer me up. I love her so much. It's not the same, but it still means the world to me.

And for all the people who asked if I look forward to getting my pre-baby body back and if I want to exercise – I hate these questions. You are pointless. And not important or relevant. Nobody knows how we will feel and how we look after birth is our least concern. The truth is, I'm devastated that my stomach is getting smaller every day. I wish he could stay a little longer. I feel empty and hollow. Not to mention that I feel like I was boxed into the vagina ? ".

Stacey Solomon: These pictures of a mother show what the first days with a baby really are like

31. May

"Today is a good day. ? It was an interesting week. It feels like the fog is slowly clearing. I am so thankful that I have our little boy with me and that I am surrounded by my incredible family – my biggest Privilege.

However, this does not mean that everything was rosy and shiny. Hormone relapses + really breastfeeding problems + no sleep + stuffed breasts + cracked nipples + something as small as someone kissing my baby's head = total collapse.

At least twice a day I sank into my mother's arms, sobbing uncontrollably and uncontrollably. Then I feel guilty that I don't 'enjoy every second' as everyone tells you because time flies so quickly (and it does, my eldest is 11 and I feel like I just blinked and it's fine) time has passed). But sometimes I just don't have control over my feelings and I can't feel guilty when I have sad moments, that's counterproductive.

Stacey Solomon: These pictures of a mother show what the first days with a baby really are like

And for anyone else who feels or felt like this: don't think that you weren't good enough, you were and you are. It's okay not to be okay.

I would also like to thank all of the nurses, midwives and pediatricians. Our midwives in the community and the nursing specialist who literally milked me for hours trying to drain my milk from under my breasts and armpits, and the psychiatric services for new parents in our region who are so attentive and always there when we see them need . ? I think of everyone who has no support system around them. If you need someone to talk to – please don't be afraid to ask for help ? ".

June 1st

"I'm jealous. I can't wait to sleep like my baby."

Stacey Solomon: These pictures of a mother show what the first days with a baby really are like

6th of June

"I try to smile. That's how I look every time I put it on. I didn't breastfeed Leighton and I don't remember what happened to Zach. So it was a bit of a shock that my breastfeeding experience was not so blissful and that Milk didn't come so easily. At times my nipples felt like they were sanded with sandpaper. But I think we're getting it. After much help from the breastfeeding consultant, it works so slowly that my baby puts his mouth on and milk comes.

It doesn't always work and maybe it never really works, but that's okay. I think of everyone who has difficulty breastfeeding – that's perfectly fine, there's nothing wrong with you and you're doing great. It is sometimes hard for me to believe when I see all the photos of happy nursing mothers. I love her, but for someone who has a hard time breastfeeding, it's also nice to see others have similar experiences. The main thing is that it works somehow. Whether breast or bottle, dear mothers, YOU ARE INCREDIBLE! ?? "

Stacey Solomon: These pictures of a mother show what the first days with a baby really are like

Dear Stacey, thank you very much for sharing these beautiful pictures. We wish you and your family all the best and best for the future!

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