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It’s Okay If You Aren’t a Super Mom Who Knows Everything
After my pregnancy, I was clueless of all that was happening. It was a C-section for me. The pain I went through was crazy and then looking after my child was very stressful. I have never had a chance to take care of any little one in the past nor had I seen such a tiny one ever. For me to hold her once was a magical experience. But with that came a lot of responsibility. I could not feed her, could not make her sleep, didn’t know how to change her clothes/nappy, etc. The doctor said that she was a colic baby. She would cry and just be awake the whole night. I was sleep-deprived. Moreover, I have been very career-oriented and being home for 6 months! Just the thought of the entire 6 months was so stressful, that I started to feel bad about myself, I was annoyed at little things. I was agitated the entire time. Guilt was killing me and making me miserable. That is when I broke down one day and my husband made me understand that it was all okay. I was told that I am the best mother and I need not change. I will learn with time and it was okay to not know all this. My husband was my biggest support, thereafter he ensured that I never felt this bad. He started helping me and made me feel that even he didn’t know a lot but was learning gradually.