There are so many conflicting emotions that come with bringing a new life into the world: the euphoria of holding and kissing the baby for the first time to the frightening realization that this tiny human relies on us completely for his or her survival. Erica Andrews posted a photo on social media of herself and her newborn 24-hours postpartum. The mom from Zanesville, Ohio is holding her fourth child in a sling while wearing the hospital underwear and sharing all the passionate feelings that come after birth. Andrews’ honest and raw account of her experience is one shared by new moms everywhere. Her post has gone viral with over 110,000 likes on Facebook.
“This is what 24 hours postpartum looks like. Baby in sling. Skin to skin. Adult diapers. And a rosy glow. My body feels… Posted by Sakura Bloom on Tuesday, January 19, 2016