Q: sometimes I feel so overworked with my baby.. I keep crying and then feel guilty for feeling this way.. I am a working woman and I feel awful sitting at home and tending to my baby 24 hours of the day.. my parents and relatives are asking me to extend my maternity leave but I don't want to.. I miss work and going out.. am I being selfish?



Amreen

No u r not being selfish! 1stly be hapy that u are a Mother n u have a baby in ur lap..b grateful☺ some others are dying to becuma mum..

nxtly even I am a working woman..I went thru the same phase lyk u..I was dying to join my job n was counting days so juz relax its normal..!this tym wont come back enjoy ur tym with ur baby..she/he needs u the most this time..dnt cry dnt feel guilty,it will affect ur bm n ur baby's development..plz b positive n happy..He/she is all urz as tym passes u will b in routine n for work u can keep a maid to help u out for some work..enjoy this time with smile not with tears😊

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6 days ago

Malini Goswami

thanks a ton for ur helpful advice... I feel much better now

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6 days ago

navi bansi

me also feel same way..but i m so depressed no body help me with baby...it me alone doing all workk and care for baby...dont know wht to do

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6 days ago

Amreen

navi bansi..dnt worry dear..we all went through the same tym its not only u.it becums vry hectic to do all chores all alone..i understand! But we are WOMEN n then MOM so we are definately vry strong..b calm n take care of ur self bcz u have a new lyf who is totally dependent on u☺

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6 days ago

asha chaudhry

hey malini, big hugs ur way! no u are not selfish. no, u dont need to feel guilty at all. if u hv a support system at home to look after ur baby and u have the energy and zest to get back to work PLS DO!!!! i think its so heartening that u have realised u miss the action! good luck girl! pls stay in touch. pls let us know how u are managing. i m sure u will inspire many other moms on the fence to get back to work! much love ur way!

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5 days ago

Malini Goswami

asha chaudhry thanks .. women are after all the primary caregivers. my husband is a very caring father and helps me out in every way possible but every day when he goes off to work I feel so bad that he gets to escape for at least some part of the day.. nevertheless women also have the power to endure .. maybe at some point in my life I am gonna want to relive these days

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5 days ago

Rashmi Chand @notjustmommying

hi malini, initial 7 months are quite taxing in terms of boredom n monotony, but once the baby starts doing activities it gets interesting, yet it is always challenging. you arr not being selfish at all. It is quite natural to feel like that. seek help whenever you can. Try exploring some hobby. Resume working if you want to, do not stay at home just because others want you to. best wishes

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5 days ago

Varshail Rao

no dear ! u r not selfish.first beat things that you are a mother.n enjoying motherhood.work is worship.dont feel guilty..u r full on women's power.i understand ur feelings.we all r same.a big hug u n ur baby.

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5 days ago

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