Becoming a mom

by Shelley Heaphy

Around this time, eight years ago I began maternity leave for my first born. I can remember the emotions running through my body, fear, love, excitement, joy, uncertainty, as well as a whole host of others I couldn’t even explain. We were so excited to share our lives with our baby that each day dragged on and on until she arrived almost a month later – a week overdue.


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