Pregnancy can be rough, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel. You will soon be holding that beautiful baby in your arms. The flood of joy and emotions when they lay the baby in your arms is overwhelming. It is here, it is your new reality. I knew I was prepared for the knowledge portion of caring for a baby. After all, I had read the books, and I had cared for babies more times than I could remember. What I was not prepared for was my roller coaster of emotions, it was as if my body and mind had betrayed me when I needed them the most.