New Parent Emotions

There can be high highs and low lows with a brand new baby. Here, you'll find tips for getting through those amazing, difficult, and sometimes hilarious new parent moments.

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How to Deal With New Mom Stress
It’s totally normal for new moms to feel both #blessed and #stressed. But if your worries are spiraling out of control, reach out for help.
'Honest Toddler' Creator Shares Her Poignant Postpartum Depression Story
More and more prominent mamas are sharing their battles with postpartum depression—and helping bring awareness to the issue.
'Blackish' Just Tackled Postpartum Depression—Here's Why it Matters
A character on Black-ish is suffering from postpartum depression, and a recent episode addressed the issue in a remarkable, refreshing way.
Jenny Mollen and Jason Biggs Get Real About Prenatal Depression
Comedian Jenny Mollen has suffered with both postpartum depression and prenatal depression—and hopes to bring attention to both issues.
9 Small Acts of Kindness to Save a New Mom's Sanity
Want to help a new mom? Give her a highly specific suggestion of something you can do to help out. Then, don't take no for an answer!
Science Says Having a Baby Tanks Your Self-Esteem for 3 Whole Years
A new study shows that women experience a dip in self-esteem for up to three years after their baby is born—and I totally understand why.

More New Parent Emotions

Imperfect Love: A Mother, a Daughter, and the Unexpected Gift of Down Syndrome
There was never any question that I wanted to be Fern’s mother. I just didn’t want her to have Down syndrome.
5 Things I Learned From Having Postpartum Depression
Battling PPD twice has given me priceless insight into the importance of self-care and the value of mental health awareness and treatment.
Dove's New Campaign Challenges the 'Perfect Mom' Stereotype

The message behind the brand's new campaign is that everyone parents differently, and there's no such thing as a "perfect mom."