I felt prepared to give birth. I’d read my books, I’d taken my classes, and my friends shared a few too many gory details prior to the big day — but they didn’t share everything.

Heading into my C-section, I was confident and full of anticipation. I knew what the procedure entailed and how long it would take. I knew the schedule for the baby afterward and had a plan so my husband would follow our baby as soon as he left the operating room. But once my son arrived, they came too — the shakes. Nobody warned me about the shakes. And these weren’t just a little shiver felt throughout my body, but full-on, uncontrollable shaking that probably made me look like I was convulsing to the untrained eye. I honestly don’t remember much about them — I was probably so pumped up on endorphins that they’ve been erased from my memory — but I do recall having trouble getting a full sentence out of my mouth because my teeth were chattering so hard. The whole “episode” probably lasted…

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