Let every day be Mother's Day

Mumbai mothers go through memories of their child's firsts with their now-grown-up children, giving us a glimpse into what they cherish about motherhood, beyond the one-day celebration
By: Himadri Sharma
Published: May 13, 2019
Let every day be Mother's Day

Image by : Himadri Sharma for Forbes India

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Shweta shows her daughter, Ananya (2), her first pair of clothes at their apartment in Mumbai. Shweta believes that every day has been special to her after Ananya's birth. On the day of Ananya's birth, Shweta was in immense pain and could not open her eyes. She asked the doctor to at least show her the baby once. When she heard Ananya cry for the first time, she forgot the pain and began to laugh.