Becoming A First Time Mom

Written By Karo Omu

I couldn't quite put into words the feelings I felt when I found out I was pregnant. There was new life exploding within me, which was going to be an intimate part of my life. Thoughts ran through my mind daily about the type of mother I would become— was I going to be a strict mom or let her do her own thing? Was she going to keep me up at night for months on end? How was I going to cope with this precious gift? Nonetheless, I decided not to let the unknown deter me from the beautiful life that was waiting for me.