Wish We'd Known: 18 Things No One Told Us About Having a Premature Baby

Delivering your baby early is a major shock. Here's advice to help you get through it (19 Photos)

Mindy Berry Walker on Feb 9, 2012 at 12:14PM

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Full-Term Moms Will Seem Perfect

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a Mindy Berry Walker on Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12PM

Maybe your neighbor gave birth a week after you and is already home with her baby. Or maybe it’s the family you pass leaving the hospital with their newborn snug in the car seat as you’re returning to visit your child in the NICU. And they all look absolutely perfect. Feeling envious doesn’t make you a bad person; it makes you normal. Try to remember that every mom has challenges to face when it comes to parenting -- you're just facing some of yours from the start.

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