How was your first experience of motherhood?

Mother - baby - Motherhood Experience
@brisk123 (2826)
India
August 26, 2008 10:02am CST
I knew one friend, when she saw her baby for the first time, she cried like a four year old girl. She was happy and exited to hold her new born baby. She later told me that,whatever pain she had been through to deliver this little child is worth it.Carrying the baby for 9 months and giving birth to her child was the best experience she could ever have in life.She couldn't believe she had endured so much pain and nearly escape from death.Her baby was normal and healthy.What about "all you mothers"?Express and share your feelings.
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@sweetie1026 (1723)
• Philippines
26 Aug 08
It is the most wonderful feeling any mother can experience. Yes, on the first time that you'll see your baby you will cry both of happiness and because you have experience what your mother had gone through in giving birth to you. You will realize how she had suffered and make you appreciate her love and efforts in bringing you up to be a good person and eventually a good mother too. Nothing in the world can surpass that.It was my mother whom i called out first the moment they got me out of the delivery room, not my husband, i do not know why but i think many would agree with me on that.The moment she came to me and hugged me, i cried like a baby.
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@brisk123 (2826)
• India
26 Aug 08
I agree with you.I know how it would be like to give birth to this precious little angel.You had gone through the same phase your mother had gone through to deliver you once upon a time.Now,you can relate this to yourself being a woman and giving birth to your own child.You realized the pain and the joy of seeing your new born.God bless!
• Philippines
26 Aug 08
Being a mother is the most wonderful gift any woman can have. Be it your own or for those who can't bear their own, bringing up a baby to be a better person one day. Thanks, friend have a nice day!
27 Aug 08
I had my first child 6 months ago and although he wasn't planned, I wouldn't change him for the world! I could sit here and write about all the feelings I experienced when I first became a mum but even then I would not be able to begin to describe the love you feel when you first set eyes on the little life you have created. The first feeling I got was fear. Fear of the pain I was about to experience and fear of this little baby who would be completely dependant on me and could not do anything for himself. Fear that he would not be a baby forever and that eventually he would grow. Teenager, adult, for many years to come no matter what it would be me he would turn to. The responsibility, although I knew I was capable, was frightening. Once you have given birth, the pain is almost forgotten. It is like you have just run a marathon but getting to the finish is more than worth it. When it was all over the tears started. I just became overwhelmed with so many emotions. I couldn't believe I had just given birth to this beautiful little boy. To be honest, I am quite looking forward to doing it again!
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
27 Aug 08
I can understand being a woman how you must have felt in those days of pregnancy.I love babies and I would love to have my own babies someday,but the thought of pain scares me a lot.So, I guess this is natural.Once we deliver and see our baby,we get over all our fears and pain,and only happiness remains.My good wishes to you an dyour family!
@metalhalo (601)
• United States
26 Aug 08
Honestly it's the most amazing feeling I still have ever had. Going through those horrible hours of labor and then *poof* out comes baby and immediately every feeling of pain or fear you were having is washed away. What is left is the strongest feeling of love you've never even known was possible. They told me when I first held my son I would love him instantly. That's such an understatement! I was completely head over heals in love with him it was baffling. Here was this little guy who I had never met before, looking up at me with these huge round puppy dog eyes and all I could do was weep. Being a mother is everything I expected and so much more. It's a blessing and miracle seeing your baby for the first time. It's even difficult trying to put it into words. The pain is definintely worth it. I'd go through it again a million times over. Having a child is truely one of the most amazing experiences you can have in life. Watching them grow into a little person, saying the funniest things and learning their personality is wonderful. I wouldn't trade being a mom for anything in this world.
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
26 Aug 08
I haven't had the experience of child birth but I know how it must be difficult and painful at the time of labor.But, one look at this precious child would remove away all the pain and sufferings one had gone through.Women has the power to endure and go through such pain.We are not weak,but strong.I am proud to be a woman.My best wishes and prayers to you and your family!
@icegermany (2524)
• India
27 Aug 08
during my pregnancy i really liked it the way ur husband cares for u n others too they just take care of me so much about my food , wheather i should go out or not , my wishes n everything.i really miss that , i know everyone care for me in normal too but that extra care i really liked it n it was a fun for me. but regarding my pregnancy i really felt difficult carrying it n i use to feel shy going out but then too i use to go out , walk around, attend parties n everything as i like going out. even my husband use to take me wherever i wish to. on the day of delivery also i was roaming n suddenly i felt a labour pain n it was really difficult to manage with. i thought that i m going to die with the pain n i was really helpless. after a 5 hrs of pain i delivered my son normal n i was having a slight complication while delivery n hence we need to keep our son in incubator for about one day n i could met my son only after one day of my delivery. i had only seen him immediately after my delivery. i really imagined hell on that day but as u see ur child u forget all the pain. it was a good experience but scary as it pains so much. but after ur pregnancy the great n actual work starts to look after the child , being awake in the night, its really difficult but an ultimate experience to be being a mother.
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
27 Aug 08
Ya I know,when my elder sister was pregnant she got all the special care and attentions from all of us at home.Every pregnant woman deserves a special care and need to keep themselves cheerful.It must really be painful,and worst when the doctor says that you have complications.I am glad things went fine for you later.After hard and painful labor you delivered a baby that is so close to your heart and soul.It is so amazing how God had blessed woman with such wonderful thing to become a mother.God bless!
• India
27 Aug 08
yes its really a gods greatest gift given in a lifetime for most of women in the world. i really wish if any lady is pregnant god should really help them out n relief their pain n keep the mother n the baby healthy n hope everything runs out well in their life.
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
28 Aug 08
Ya even I want that it shouldn't be too painful.Pain scares me.But,this is how it is meant to be,and we cannot change it.
@enola1692 (3325)
• United States
27 Aug 08
I was told I wouldn't be able to have a baby because my spine is twisted an if i did get pregnant then I wouldn't be able to carry so when my daughter came to this world I was in awe an to be honest I got a little mad cause the other people in the room were holding her cause it was a 34 hour labor an they were glad it was over but i was like give her to me nowthey got the idea an gave her to me an it is true you forget the pain at least I did then I was amzed at the little hands an feet I just couldn't take my eyes off her an it was the same feelin when her sister came into our life it was a miracle 15 years later even when the girls drive me nuts I thank god for them
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
27 Aug 08
I must say you are a brave woman to deliver your precious little angel inspite of problems.I am proud of you.This is what we called as "Power of Woman".You have shown that you are strong and have the courage to do anything and go through any lengh for your precious child.I hope you and your family are doing great.Best wishes and prayers!
@gabs8513 (48715)
• United Kingdom
27 Aug 08
Motherhood is the best thing that ever happened to me and nothing will ever be as good as feeling your Baby inside you for 9 Months, then giving Birth and then holding the tiny living soul in your Arms, watch them learn new things, watch them grow and even when they are Adults they are still my Babies and always will be
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
27 Aug 08
You know what seeing all you wonderful mothers responses,I feel how lucky I am to be a woman.When I was young,I used to envy my cousin brothers.Since they are boys,they can go out and hang out anytime and I wasn't allowed and I used to regret being a girl.As I grew older,I realized how wonderful it is to be a woman.You are a daughter,sister,wife,niece and most of all a "mother", a mother who can give birth to a wonderful little angels.It would be great feeling to see your kids grow up,and even if they are adult and got married etc,Children will always be kids to their parents.Best wishes and prayers to you and your family!
@gne925 (80)
• Philippines
27 Aug 08
I was crying for joy and I feel so much blessed that I was able to conquer my fear in giving birth. It was really a miracle that God made us, women to be an instrument to give birth and raise our children. It is indeed a pleasurable responsibility given by God. I am more happy now when I see my daughter growing up fast and slowly learning things in life. Cheers to all the mom!
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
27 Aug 08
I am proud of you.You are strong and you had conquered your fear.It is indeed a miracle and blessing to be able to give birth to a child.God bless!
@lyzabelle (1668)
• Philippines
27 Aug 08
Looking back when i give birth to my son. That was the happiest moment in my life. He is so fragile and so angelic that I only stared at him for a few minutes afraid to touch him.
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
27 Aug 08
New born babies are so soft and delicate.I love to watch them while they sleep,and hear when they make a soft tiny little noise.God bless you and your family.
@Ithink (10501)
• United States
27 Aug 08
I have had 7 kids, 5 singles and a set of twins. I bawled as if I was the baby when I got to hold every single one of them. Took longer for me to hold the twins as they were taken in an emergency C-section. They were too big to make one turn to have them natural. So it was a couple hours before I could hold the girls. All the pain was worth it. It is weird that you are going thru all that pain and once it is over you almost forget it. The love you feel for a child is so totally different then any love that you feel, it is amazing and all consuming!
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
27 Aug 08
Wow,7kids!I couldn't imagine how you must have been through labor being a mother of 7 wonderful children.It must be painful but the joy of seeing your little one could make things sweet and wonderful.It could make your pain go away.This (giving birth)is God gift to every woman and is very precious.Man cannot feel this wonderful experience as much as we woman could in this 9 months of pregnancy upto delivery.God bless you and your wonderful family!
@aj2006 (1536)
• Philippines
27 Aug 08
You will always remember the first time.. It is always fresh in your mind, when I first laid eyes on my daughter two years ago, I feel proud and complete, I feel so important and I feel joyful. It was an accomplishment on my part, for the nine months of carrying her in my womb, I delivered her safe and sound into this world.. I feel like another person, a transformation of personality from being alone to becoming a mother is unexplainable, I believe I can do everything for my child and I vow to be more responsible and to give her the love and care that a child needs..just this year, I gave birth to my second child , it is a magical thing because it's like the first time as well.. a mother's love is truly different. kudos to all the mothers in the whole world.
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
27 Aug 08
The joy of seeing and holding your baby for the first time must be so unbelieval and amazing experience.I know you are responsible and very wonderful mother.You have gone through so much pain to deliver your precious children,but you know that it is worth.I am proud of all the mothers and not just who have had responded to my discussion but to all the mothers of the worldand God bless!
@jomom75 (90)
• Canada
26 Aug 08
All the pain is definitely worth it! As soon as I delivered my first child and they placed him on my chest all the pain I had just endured was already forgotten. I immediately started nursing him and it was like nothing else existed, it was just the 3 of us(hubby was there). It's really not a feeling you can describe, you have to feel it, it's one of those things that is all about feeling, not words. Nowadays he causes me plenty of pain and frustration lol, but yes, it was all worth it.
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
26 Aug 08
Definitely it is worth!You know I am so proud to be a woman.I haven't experience giving birth to a child but one day I will and I am just waiting for that day.I love babies and I want to have my own baby someday.God bless!
@dawnald (84146)
• Shingle Springs, California
26 Aug 08
I cried but it was just a little bit. That's with my first daughter. My twins were delivered by c-section and I was totally out of it.
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
26 Aug 08
You sure are a strong woman.You have twins? This is so cool.I don't have kids but I sure will love to have twins when I will have of my own.I hope they all are doing great.God bless!
@iyah10 (4116)
• Kuwait
26 Aug 08
When, I first deliver my first born son that was 13 years ago and exactly as I remember the time I've been out from the Delivery room and I was out in Recovery Room the only thing I knew on that time and I whisper to myself that I am already a Mother and when the Nurse bring my Son to me and Hug and give him a Kiss and though my tears fell down and told myself that I will take good care of him and give him the Love that he need.......
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
26 Aug 08
It must be such a wonderful moment when you were holding your new born baby.I can feel your pain and joy of being a mother.Wish you all the happiness!
@poona_m (336)
• India
26 Aug 08
I would say it is the best thing to happen to me. I am a mom for almost 4 months now and the memory is still fresh in my mind. My labor was not so easy. I was in the labor room for almost 5 hours and since the baby had coiled the umbilical cord around itself it was not able to kick itself out of my womb. the more the baby tried the more it was giving me pains. The baby had to be pulled out with a forcep in the end. I was so stressed and exhausted that I barely had the strength to open my eyes and see the baby properly. I saw the baby after 2 hours. The paediatrician had inspected the baby and declared it healthy. A 7 and half pound bundle of joy for me. The first view of my baby was an experience that is beyond words. I cannot explain the feelings I had when I first took him in my arms. The innocent looking face in the ever so light sleep was really beautiful to see. Even today his smile is the most precious thing for me. I could give anything to see him smile.Guess for the first time in my life another man is more important to me than my husband. I am really so happy to be a mother. I feel like a complete woman now.
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
26 Aug 08
It must be very painful for you. I cannot even imagine the pain that you had to go through. You are lucky.You and your baby both were alright.When this precious little baby will grow up,you will be proud of him.I pray for you and your family.God bless!
@SangsTurks (1447)
• India
26 Aug 08
Motherhood made me feel the presence of god more prominantly in my life. It was such a nice experiance. the way god can create another you inside of you, the way God takes of the child where you dont actually do anything. God nourishes and sustains the baby inside our womb. i cant express how i felt god's presence in everything through all the 9 months.
@brisk123 (2826)
• India
26 Aug 08
Yes, my friend this is indeed God's miracle and wonderful blessing.Carrying inside your womb another "baby human" is a wonder that only God can create in us.God bless you and your children!
@achinthya (1219)
• India
27 Mar 09
Motherhood is the best experience I ever had in my life.The part of me is growing inside of me is just a winderful experience for me.I feel so blessed by God.I love my baby so much. He is 2 year old now.