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Most new moms will agree that it’s difficult to describe the emotions they feel when they hold their tiny bundles of joy in their arms. Of course happiness and awe are common feelings, but other emotions often come into play—unexpected feelings that range from confusion to self-doubt to anxiety.

The first 30 days of being a new mom comes complete with a roller coaster of emotions, steep learning curve and challenges of every kind. The excitement of a new baby is often mixed with exhaustion and tension, a phenomenon that can startle new moms. You may feel blissful... Read more of "Making It as a New Mom "»

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