Pooping is a natural part of life. It’s even an exciting thing when you’re little and potty training. So exciting in fact that you tell the whole bus full of “cool cheerleaders” what a big girl you are pooping on the toilet. Yes, that is exactly what my daughter told the girls after she got them to all focus and listen to her on the way to a basketball game. And yes, the cheerleaders were very supportive of her accomplishment. Then one day talking about pooping is taboo and embarrassing and even when we need to talk about it we feel too uncomfortable.

So, now that I’ve broken the ice… let’s get out of our comfort zones and talk about pooping. Specifically pooping after giving birth. It may not have crossed your mind because you were so focused on the fact that a small