Susan M. Heim

Writer / Editor / Blogger

Chicken Soup for the Soul:

New Moms

101 Inspirational Stories of Joy, Love, and Wonder

Celebrate the joy, love, and wonder of motherhood with these stories for new moms! Share the excitement, the laughs, and the tears with other new mothers as you read their heartwarming, amusing, and inspirational stories about:


  • The pregnancy countdown
  • Births, bodies, and babies
  • Becoming a new person -- a mother!
  • Breastfeeding battles
  • Struggling with infertility
  • Adoption and other paths to motherhood
  • The ups and downs of new motherhood
  • Great ideas for the sleep-deprived
  • Moving on to the toddler years
  • Adding a second child
  • And lots of funny stories for comic relief!