Drop the expectations
What’s best for your family is the same thing as what’s best for you. Put yourself first.
Try to taper off your workload
Maybe, just maybe, consider NOT working up until the due date
You are not a lesser woman or mother if you don't breastfeed.
Buy some liquid formula before your baby is born
If you're planning to breastfeed, get yourself some nipple cream ahead of time
Remember other people? Go see some
If you can nip the competitive-parenting streak in the bud early in the game, you will be a happier woman for the rest of your life.