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10 Things I Learned in My First 10 Minutes of Motherhood

You never forget the moment you become a mother. Ready or not (I'm guessing not), it's an instant that will forever be etched in your life. Every woman's experience is unique, but here are a few things you will learn in those first moments of motherhood.

How to love my husband in a new and completely different way

I remember the first time I looked over at my husband right after I gave birth to our first child. It was like I was looking at a different person. He wasn't just my husband anymore. He was a father. He and I had just experienced one of our greatest miracles together and not only did I see him in a new light, but I could feel our relationship strengthen as we started a new chapter together.

I can do anything

Women are tough! I know some who went through 24 hours of hard labor or others whose abdomens were pounded on for half an hour after giving birth because their placenta didn't come out. I know women who tried for years and suffered countless heart-aches before becoming a mother. These are no small feats. You are amazing, my friend!

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