Here's what happens to your baby’s body during birth.
“Take. It. Away.”
This is what Cleo, now 45, said to the nurse who brought her 36-hour old son to her for a feed. It was like a switch in her head.
“They walked in the door with him and I just remember feeling very disconnected. Like ‘why are you bothering me?’ It wasn’t because I was really tired and didn’t sleep. No, it was just pure annoyance,” says Cleo of that initial experience.
Subscribe to News24 for just R75 per month to read all our investigative and in-depth journalism.
You can cancel any time.