The arrival of a tiny, new person, really does change your life—and we don’t mean that in some fancy, poetic way. But just, everything changes.
If you’ve given birth then your body will be different. Birth parents, partners, adoptive parents and all other types of parents all have to deal with schedules that are suddenly very different. The things that you’ve hoped for and worried about will be different. And when you look back, it might even all just seem kind of a dreamy, sleep-deprived blur. Do you know someone who’s in the thick of it?
We’ve got a few ideas for ways that you can offer some welcome support.