The first few weeks and months after having a baby can be very emotional. You may feel a huge mix of emotions from joy, love and pride to worry, sadness and frustration.
Many women find it hard to talk about any negative feelings after having a baby because they feel under pressure to be happy. Knowing more about some of the things that new mums can struggle with may help you feel more prepared - have a look at Tommy's advice on planning ahead for after the birth.
If you are worried about the way you are feeling, please talk to your midwife or doctor. They will point you in the right direction for all the support that you need, without judgment.
For more advice and tips on coping with emotional changes, stress and anxiety after childbirth, have a look at:
The NHS website: postnatal depression.