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Is it normal not to enjoy motherhood in the early days? Lock Rss

My 2 cents worth..

My Son is nearly 5 weeks old and Im only now just starting to enjoy it..

When I gave birth to him I cried because he was crying and said I didnt want him and that some other family would be better off..
Everytime for the first week or so I cried every time he cried! I was sore after 35hrs in labor and tired and felt I had no time to sleep and not to mention it took nearly 2 weeks for my milk to come in and it wasnt untill 5 days after my son was born that the midwives said to formula feed him until my milk came in.. So I had a very hungry baby and a very tired sore and swollen me!

It does get better, When they start to smile and sleep a little longer and start making new noises it does start to become rewarding!

*hugs* Chin up things will be ok! Just make sure you have some support from friends and family.. And also remember there is no harm in asking for help!

Thank god I found this post!! My baby boy is 9 days old and My husband has taken to being a Dad quite naturally but Im really struggling to feel relaxed at all, even when he is asleep. I am still recovering from quite a traumatic birth but I was starting to worry that these feelings weren't right...
I really dont like changing nappies and giving my son a bottle isnt the most exciting this Ive ever done and I can't just stare at him sleeping for hours like ive heard other Mums talk about. This is a completely different world to me now and Im still deciding if I like it or not....
Glad to know that Im not the only one to feel like this and that it will get better

Due July 24th 2009

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