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We believe that babies are adorable and that you should have one if you want one. We believe that motherhood gives life new meaning. We believe that yawns are just silent screams for coffee. (Cheers ☕️.) We believe that you can rock working motherhood. We believe that supportive partners become the best dads. We believe that making a baby is one part work, one part luck and one part magic. ✨


We believe in you.

XO,

#TeamMotherly

P.S. We believe that you might love these 5 powerful documentaries about prenatal development + early infancy. Actually, we know you will.

Just about all of us had set assumptions about raising kids before we became parents ourselves. Some of these ideas might have been based on our own ideas of how we would absolutely do things differently than everyone else. Others, we believed what everyone else told us would happen would apply to our littles, too. But, that's not always the case, mama.

Below are six of the biggest lies I believed before having kids—and the reality of what actually happened for me.

1. Put your baby down drowsy, but awake

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