I’m A Survivor ?—Five-Week-Old Baby
New motherhood can feel so unfamiliar. Your pants don't fit, your overfilled boobs wet through your shirt, your baby thinks 3 am is a great time to party ? and you haven't seen the sunlight since last week. Our answer? Stretchy pants (our faves here), nursing pads, afternoon naps and at least one walk outside per day. (To find the nearest coffee shop, of course.) Good news ahead—baby's first real smile is just around the corner, and you so deserve it, mama.
P.S. Don't forget to bring our 10 postpartum questions you need to ask your doctor to your 6-week-checkup.
? Baby this week: Did you take baby's first month pics yet? Try this: Choose a simple outfit and a sweet backdrop to keep a consistent look over the next 12 months. And take Motherly's photography class to learn how to take INCREDIBLE pictures, direct from your smartphone!