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Daughters Without Mothers: How It Can Affect You When You Become a New Mom

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I will never forget the moment when my husband placed our newborn son on my chest moments after giving birth and thinking to myself, "My mom is dead, and I have no idea how to be a mom."  It was this surreal moment filled with a mix of joy and awe as well as this overwhelming fear and grief. I was a mom without a mom and I had no idea that daughters without mothers experienced unique challenges that are rarely talked about.  

Becoming a new mom is an incredible journey filled with joy, excitement…

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