When Dr. Elizabeth Baker spotted her employee Melody Blackwell caring for her baby at work, she felt that she needed something to say on the matter. As a result, then, she posted a photo of the new mom and her child on Facebook for the world to see. When Baker uploaded the shot, however, she may never have anticipated the reaction that she would go on to receive.
Becoming a mom is undoubtedly one of the most life-changing experiences that a woman can go through. Indeed, suddenly becoming in charge of a little life can be an overwhelming experience for many a first-time parent. Yet caring for a child is just one of the numerous adjustments that a new mother faces.
Time with a newborn can be exhausting, for instance. Yes, when a new mom has just gone through the physical and mental turmoil that is childbirth – and so could do with some substantial rest – she may go on to find herself responsible for a baby that only sleeps intermittently.