"I wanted to show women who want to give birth the reality of what awaits them."
Do you think the reality of having kids is different than what you imagined it would be, back when you had your pre-baby body and Sunday afternoons to lounge leisurely on the couch watching old movies?
I’m pretty sure I never imagined life with a baby or toddler to be as challenging as I found it to be, with moments of sheer boredom and tedium tied in with moments of sheer joy and elation, but even if I knew I’m not sure it would have made any difference.
Yuliya Skorobogatova is a 34-year-old aspiring photographer living in Moscow with her husband and two daughters and is currently on maternity leave. Tired of hearing her friends complain that she can ‘do anything’ because all she does is stay home with her kids, Yuliya decided to show her friends what life as a mother is really like, so she got out her selfie stick and started taking pictures of a typical day.
A young mother used a selfie stick to document her daily activities to show others what life with a baby is really like.