The moving letter has touched a chord with many on Facebook.
The experience of taking home a newborn can be both exciting and terrifying for new parents. So, in an attempt to offer a helping hand and comfort to new parents, someone wrote this beautiful letter from a baby's perspective to his or her parents. The letter has recently been shared on Facebook and it has since touched a chord with many. Shared by NHS Ayrshire Maternity Unit
on September 11, the letter has received over 20,000 reactions and more than 9,300 shares so far.
"Dear mummy and daddy, please keep this letter from me in a place where you can read it and re-read it when things are rough and you are feeling down," says the letter. It goes on to list several dos and don'ts for new parents but mostly attempts to give mom and dad reassurances that they're doing a good job and that things will get easier and better eventually.
Read the letter below:
People on Facebook seem to have been moved by the letter and have shared a ton of comments about it.
"It's so true. I try to cherish everyday and let my son be who is. I don't need him to sleep 'perfect', eat 'perfect', behave 'perfect' . He is a baby and he will grow into his own. Enjoy every phase!" says one Facebook user on the letter.
"As mummy to a three week old baby girl this made me cry!" says another.Click for more trending news