Without a doubt, becoming a mom is a stage of your life that changes you forever and this viral video about motherhood will only add to those mommy-baby-child lovey-dovey feelings that you’ve got going on. The video, by Esther Anderson of Story of This Life, touched hearts across the internet. Seriously. With more than 18 million views on Facebook (and an additional 19,000 on YouTube) this clip is definitely every mom.

From your body and sleep to space and time, there are certain sacrifices that we all make when we become mamas. But it isn’t just a lament about things lost, it’s a reality check and a celebration of the things we all gain when we become moms. Click below to see the video (warning, you might get a little teary-eyed).

—Erica Loop

Featured photo: Story of This Life via YouTube 


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