The latest issue of The Green Parent magazine (October/November) includes the third of my regular interviews with parenting experts.
I spoke to Naomi Stadlen, author of What Mothers Do (Especially When It Looks Like Nothing), about what it means to become a mother.
Your birth won’t be like anyone else’s, no matter how much you learn about the experience in advance.
The most important thing is to prepare to be unprepared. You do become a different person when you have a baby, although eventually your old self reconnects to the new one.