Every mother's emotional reaction to the birth and care of their baby is a unique and personal experience. Just like any physical and emotional process we go through in life, every woman and mother will react differently. It is important to have an understanding of what emotions are normal after delivery, but also the ability for you and family to recognize when certain emotions such as sadness and anxiety become extreme and might interfere with your ability to care for yourself or your family.
Motherhood is different for everyone. For some, navigating fertility to finally arrive at a positive pregnancy test is the first (triumphant!) moment in a wondrous, chaotic, and transcendent journey into motherhood. For others, that moment arrives when you receive the news that your baby’s adoption has been finalized or find out that your surrogate's pregnancy … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!