The Self Consciousness of Parenthood

I couldn’t breastfeed because…
I had to have a c section because…
I let her do that because…
I decided to do it that way because…

As a parent, I quite often find myself explaining my decisions or circumstances to others. Sometimes unprompted too. So why is that? I think it’s because I’m used to questions and judgement. Sometimes direct and pointed, and other times perhaps merely perceived.

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