Perspectives from a New Mother: Conflicted Feelings Are Normal


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It is Okay to Have Doubts as a Parent

This first time mother explains that she needed reassurance that it was okay to have conflicted feelings towards her baby.

Feelings of Guilt are Common for New Parents

Reassurance that a new parent is doing a good job is helpful for parent and baby. It helps the parent relax and babies benefit from having a relaxed parent.



Dr. Padmapriya Kandhadai