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VictoriaB

Question:What's your biggest challenge as a new mom?

Asked by VictoriaB on 2/5/08 2 Answers»
walker1229

Answer:

The lack of sleep, at first my son would only sleep on me or with me in bed, and only for 1 hour at a time. After 6 long months of fighting sleep he is finally sleeping on his own in his bed for longer stretches of time!

Answered by: walker1229 on 1/8/09
jeanfroner

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Letting go of anxiety and the desire to control everything. It's hard not to want to do everything perfectly, and prevent/ease every hurt right away.

Answered by: jeanfroner on 2/11/08
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