7. Not enough support
Infants need to be cared for, of course, but your needs aren’t so different just because you’re an adult. “It is easy to feel overwhelmed and neglected, sleep-deprived and needy,” Mindy Schiffman, a clinical psychologist, told Bravo. It’s not just your newborn who’s going through those emotions. “Everyone needs more support and help when there is a new baby, and it is not always easy to figure out how to get what you need,” the expert explained. Still, it can be done.