As a first time mom I’ve worked hard to build up my confidence. I’m not talking about reading about how to prepare for babies or sleep training. I’m talking about feeling ENOUGH to be who I am and raise my baby.
It can be so nerve wracking to know that a little life depends on you. The worst are the critical comments made by family members or judgemental posts on social media. As a new mom I felt like I was already dealing with so much yet the feeling of not doing enough was constant.
When Maya was younger, every woman who was decades older than me assumed they were THE authority in parenting. I was told how to hold my baby, feed my baby, put my baby to sleep so she would act a certain way.
And then the #momguilt. I felt guilty asking for time to shower when my husband came home after work. I felt guilty for being too tired to make dinner. I felt guilty for wanting to sleep in.
There are so many negative feelings that can surface within the first 12+ months as a new mom.
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