But this was not a movie. This was real life. It was unfair. It was cruel. It was ordinary. It was mundane. It was uncertain.
Being a mother is a different experience for everyone. However, it is a boon and not a burden. It is an experience to be enjoyed and not despised.
Talking of lost pregnancies and miscarriages is considered taboo, and we never now what another woman has gone through. But sharing this can help all of us.
A new mom is in a very fragile place, both mentally and physically, but do we give her the same support as a human being, as we give her for being the 'Maa'?
The Indian society has a stereotypical notion in place when it comes to stepmoms. It is time, we stop glorifying or stereotyping the concept of 'step mom' and stop the judgement.
Motherhood is akin to a new birth for a woman. She needs a lot of support, love and care from her family so that she does not fall prey to depression.
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