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I can hardly wait to meet my baby! How did you feel the first time you saw your baby?

Our Mommy MD Guide’s reply: I couldn’t stand being pregnant, but I loved having my babies. I am the youngest of parents who were the youngest in their families, so I was also the youngest cousin. So there weren’t any babies or younger kids in my family for me to experience.

But I was amazed at how much in the first moments of life I got so much from my baby simply looking at me. It was amazing how instantly I got back all of that love from my sons.

Sandra Carson, MD, a mom of two grown sons and director of the Center for Reproduction and Infertility of Women & Infants Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island


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