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10 Things to do When Your BFF Becomes a New Mom

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So your BFF is becoming a new mom! Whether you are a mom or not, you might be wondering what you can do to help.Becoming a mom for the first time is one of the most life-changing events. No amount of organizing or cleaning can really prepare you for how life is about to change.It can be overwhelming, anxiety-inducing, and just plain hard at times. Support from family and friends can make all the difference!If you haven’t already you should check out my posts on How to Support Your Wife as a New Mom and How to Support Your Husband as a New Dad.As a friend or family member, there are many ways you can help ease the transition into motherhood. I did some reflecting on my own time as a first time mom and here is what I came up with. This Post is sponsored by Little Nest Boutique, Moose and Goose Studio, and Sweet Vintage Designs. This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own.1. Help her register. If you are a mom yourself, there is no one better than you to help your BFF register for her…

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How to Support Your Wife as a New Mom

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Motherhood. It seemed so easy, until I became a mom. I walked into the hospital with grand ideas about what motherhood would be like, but when I came out (with my new baby), it was like everything had shifted. I was no longer the same person. It was like I had to learn how to be me again, but in a different way. At first, it was all just surreal. It took some time to realize that this tiny human was mine and she depended on me for everything. She depended on me to figure out breastfeeding, diaper changing, sleep schedules, bathing, clipping fingernails, and SO much more.[br]In one day I went from doing whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted to not having energy to eat![br]Now, I’m not saying I didn’t love being a mom. I am saying that I was overwhelmed and unexpectedly so. Thankfully, I had my (amazing) husband to help me through this time. He must have had someone coaching him along the way because he always seemed to know what to say to calm my fears and anxiety. However, this is not always the case. So many women deal with…