How to Babyproof Your Friendships

Your close relationships can help you to deal with and also experience tricky times that parenting can bring.

Becoming a first-time parent can be overwhelming. The frequent wake-ups throughout the night and a hungry mouth to feed are a fraction of the changes in routine that take place alongside the new and constant worry about whether you are doing the right thing as a parent.

I felt like I’d lost my “fun” personality for a while. It was hard to find time to be that as my breastfeeding problems and anxieties about taking my baby out into the world filled so much space for me.