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The benefits of connecting with new moms? groups
We get the funniest ideas when we?re pregnant for the first time. All the motherhood books ? and our veteran parent friends who suffer from amnesia brought on by the passage of time ? let on that those first months after the baby comes home will be pure bliss. Sleep-deprived but fulfilled, we?ll nest in peaceful solitude while the world whizzes by outside.
So a lot of new moms are disappointed when one-on-one time with their babies turns to loneliness. It?ll be awhile before your newborn will pay much attention to you. The parade of visitors from the first few weeks has died down. Mothers and mothers-in-law go home. Old friends get busy and don?t want to talk about soothing, swaddling and the color of poop as much as you suddenly want to.
Experts say a feeling of isolation among new mothers is very common. At moments it feels like you?re the only person in the world who?s ever been through this. The danger is that this feeling might lead to worse things, such as anxiety and post-partum depression.
Joining a new moms? group, regardless of what kind you choose, can help you get oriented and give you some relief. A new moms? group will let you:
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