It is amazing how my outlook on life has changed. The physical and emotional changes morphed me into a new person. I used to take so many things for granted; food, sleep, work, rest, hobbies, not anymore. They all take second place to my child. His needs come first.
At the hospital, the whole maternity ward team had gone over the basics of childcare. I was given brochures and a basket containing samples of all the necessities; diapers, shampoos, creams, formulas, etc. A smiling nurse has faithfully recited the do’s and don’ts and kept exclaiming what a good job I am doing. While I was there I thought: Wow! I can handle it. How hard can it be?
Those feeling lasted until I arrived home and then reality descended….