Becoming a mother can be overwhelming. You’re blessed with a life other than your own to protect, nurture and flourish. Subconsciously you can slip into the routine that naturally comes along with motherhood, focusing solely on your children and forgetting about your own needs. That is what happened to me. I live for my children. I would do everything in my power to protect them, but for a period of my own parenting journey I forgot who I was, and I’m not talking baby brain.
It’s ok not to feel ok Whether your pregnancy was planned or unplanned, it’s natural to have mixed emotions about it. You may swing from excited to worried, or happy to sad and back again. Pregnancy hormones such as oestrogen and progesterone can contribute to giving you this mix of emotional highs and lows, especially in the first three months. Having a baby changes everything and it’s very common to worry about the future. Many women ask themselves questions like: • How wil