“You’re pregnant!” – as soon as you received this news, for sure, it triggered all of your happy hormones! Suddenly, you find yourself in the pregnancy section to find books and magazines you can learn from, or you start your Google search for prenatal classes that can prepare you well for motherhood. People around you start to give advise, too, and you suddenly feel so prepared for the big mommy role.
Then, the day finally comes when you bring home your little one. You have spent hours, days, and months trying to learn the ropes but you realize that there’s still so much to learn! If only motherhood had an instructional manual that gives you a step-by-step guide on how things worked, then it would be easier, right?
Today, we have solicited honest experiences from moms who have gone through the highs and lows of raising a baby and we’ve put the lessons they’ve shared into a list! It’s a list of things they wished they knew before they gave birth! So, if you’re expecting your little one to pop out soon, or you are already a new mom, keep reading and we hope that you’ll be able to relate to these stories.