What could compare with the early months of motherhood, the joys of caressing Baby's soft skin and gazing into those promise-filled eyes? You might be so consumed with the most perfect new kid on the block that you don't even mind the discomfort that giving birth can bring...mostly. At times, however, being a mom is a pain. Literally. Thankfully, those aches won't last for long. "Most women find that their postpartum complaints resolve within two to three months," says Robert James Gallo, M.D., an ob-gyn at Hackensack University Medical Center, in New Jersey. That may sound like eons, but life with a newborn flies -- and we've got the scoop on how to manage during those first few weeks.