Big Love & Hormones: 12 Women Share the First Time Motherhood Made Them Cry (PHOTOS)

Most of us realize that deciding to have a baby means that there will be a lot of crying in our future. But how many of us expected that it would be us and not the baby covered in tears?


The combination of postpartum hormones, sleep deprivation, and crazy joy is a potent one and can leave a new mom feeling like she is riding an emotional rollercoaster.

Read on for the sweet and sometimes funny (OMG, #8!) stories of the first time our babies made us cry.

Do you remember crying after your baby was born?

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