Truth be told, one of our favorite things to read on the Internet is the daily dose of storytelling and real life that is Humans of New York. It’s not a new thing, but it doesn’t have to be — the subjects being photographed and interviewed are just human beings, trying to navigate through a life with plenty of transitions and changes.
Just like every human in NYC has a story, every new mama or mama-to-be has a story — how their lives changed when their babe came into the world; how they’re feeling on a particular day, some advice that might help another mama. Stories are how we connect to one another, and even the most confident and supported women need to know that others are going through the same things they are.
To celebrate these stories, we’ve created a space to profile our Haumea Mamas — local women who are navigating the beautiful, life-changing, and sometimes challenging journey that is pregnancy and being a new parent. Read their stories below: