Having a baby is a life-changing event. Long labor, sleepless nights, diaper duties—a woman’s life literally starts revolving around the little being. Getting out of that mind space and getting back to a work routine is an overwhelming task that requires a lot of emotional strength and will power.
A strange feeling of separation, pain, and doubt creeps in inevitably. But, oftentimes the motherly experience is heartwarming, funny, and above all, meaningful. Here are a few intimate and candid accounts from eleven mothers who are going through the post maternity break phase.