Hooray, you just had your baby! You made it through all the hard stuff, right?... Well, maybe not quite.
The first 24 hours home with your brand new baby can be anything but blissful—and seasoned moms need to be open and upfront with new mothers so they really know what to expect! A newborn can be incredibly overwhelming. Throw some pets, visitors, housework, cooking, and serious lack of sleep into the mix and you might find yourself the perfect recipe for a burnout.
Just know though, while things may not be perfect, there are 5 simple things you can do to make the transition from hospital to home easier and less stressful!