Last week (the first week of May) was Maternal Mental Health week. My social media newsfeed was full of all kinds of things raising awareness and offering support. I’ve had a picture in my head for a while now about my own journey to motherhood, and it finally popped onto the page.
⭐ my motherhood journey⭐
It’s not that I thought it would be easy, and it’s a terrible cliche to say that nothing can prepare you for becoming a parent… but I think whatever your route to parenthood, it changes you in ways you cannot imagine.
And maybe in ways we’ll never understand.
Being pregnant in itself is such a transformation and perhaps I thought once Tris was born I’d go back to who I was before…
But I haven’t, and I can’t.babies, change, children, how to prepare for parenthood, illustration, maternal mental health, motherhood, new dad, new mum, parenting, post natal depression, transformation, what is it like to become a parent