“What’s one feeling you’ve had since having her that has surprised you?”
One of my best friends posed this question to me a few days ago as I rocked my drowsy five week-old baby girl.
How’s she doing? Are you recovering from the delivery? How do you like breastfeeding? Isn’t it crazy how fast they grow?
I’ve been asked these questions countless times lately. Maggie’s doing well. I’m recovering well. Breastfeeding is complicated but worth it, I think (ask me a month from now). And yes, it’s insane how quickly she grows, changes, and develops adorable rolls of baby chub.
But my friend’s question caught me off guard. Not many people have asked how I feel about being a mom.
Honestly, I hesitate to write about it. I hesitate because when I was pregnant, I felt skeptical of all the women I knew who believed that pregnancy was beautiful and…
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