It's tough to be a new mom. Maternity clothes are too big, your pre-baby clothes are too small, and it seems like styles completely changed in the mere nine months you were allowed to take a fashion siesta.
While many women are content with their motherhood status, others feel a strong need to have a personal identity beyond their roles as moms. How can these women work through identity struggles of adapting to motherhood?
Eating healthy foods and reasonable portions doesn't mean you have to swear off your favorite foods altogether. Once you stop enjoying your meals, you'll start hating weight loss and return whole hog (pardon the expression) to your old ways.
Resentment that built up during your infertile years may not automatically evaporate once you're a parent. In this excerpt from The Belated Baby: A Guide to Parenting After Infertility, the authors acknowledge these feelings.
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