And do not let anyone get in your head about this and plant seeds of guilt in you. Motherhood brings its own truckload of guilt. Remember this excitement for your baby and take pride in your sacrifices for your baby. Congratulations to you! You are emphatically NTA. My wife calls this the mother maffia. You can’t tell me what to do you’re not my Daughter Mom Dad T-Shirt They try to guilt you into making choices for you and your baby that you are not comfortable with. You need to nip this in the bud. Your baby, your rules. Also healthy and happy mama means healthy and happy baby. No offense – but she doesn’t seem like the right person you should be ‘opening up to’ right now ….
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Be especially careful in the first days giving birth because you will be at your most vulnerable then. Exhaustion and hormones are not a good combination. That doesn’t mean your mother cannot give advice but in the end you know your baby best and her advice is 20 years out of date. Shut down any pressure as soon as you feel it. You can’t tell me what to do you’re not my Daughter Mom Dad T-Shirt No we’re not doing that is a perfectly acceptable answer. Experiment with different strategies of dealing with your mom. It will pay off later. that’s because it’s not her personality, it’s emotionally abusive tendencies. don’t give in! you have nothing to apologize for!