When it comes to your new baby, everyone from Dr Spock to your mother-in-law has an armful of advice. But no one's delivering any tips on how you can care for yourself. Now, four-time delivery-room veteran Vicki lovine answers your questions, calms your fears and cracks you up as only a friend can with straight advice and hilarious observations on...
'Baby euphoria': Is it a mind-altering drug?
'Partner? What partner': Taking care of the big baby as well as the little baby
'I want my old body back!': What you can fix and what you can't
'The droning phenomenon': The inability to discuss anything but your baby for more than thirty seconds
'Do I have to become Penelope Leach?': conquering your fear of becoming a less than perfect mother
'Competitive mothering': coping with know-it-alls, finger pointers and others who try to 'Out-Mum' you
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