After the mess of doctor's appointments, excited family members and friends stopping by, most new moms can't help but feel invisible as everyone fusses over their new addition.
For those of us that have had a baby, we can attest to the level of care given when we are pregnant versus after we have had our babies.
We go from regular check-ups during pregnancy to being dismissed by the doctor after a 6 week time has passed, even though our bodies feel like a total war zone after child birth.
Not only do you feel like the person you were before ceases to exist for you, but for everyone around you as well.
Like many new moms, Anastasia Aligiannis noticed that things changed after she had her baby boy.
So she ran an experiment to see if she was imagining it.
To prove her point, she took out one of her earrings.
See what happened on the next page.