When you’re feeling overwhelmed, the smallest acts of kindness can make the biggest difference – especially as a new mum.
On Twitter, women have been sharing stories of when fellow mothers and other strangers went out of their way to help them during a tough day.
It started when author Amanda Jennings tweeted to thank a woman who comforted her 21 years ago, when she was sobbing in hospital after giving birth.
Her tweet received thousands of likes, and she had hundreds of responses from women who could completely relate.
Their wonderful tales speak for themselves: