Having been fortunate to experience several different perspectives of being a mother. Collins has carried the role of a full-time working mother, the sole breadwinner of the family, a stay-at-home full-time mother, a working-from-home mother, a working and traveling mother, a military mother, and now a part-time working mother. Her experiences and diverse background allow her to provide comprehensive insight for new parents. With information on how to train your baby to sleep on their own, to how much milk they need, Collins’ story strives to provide the basic need-to-know building blocks for fostering confidence in your new role as a parent without all the superfluous stuff. The information in Haute Mama book goes beyond Lamaze class and addresses the breakdowns in the romantic relationship with your significant other, the personal relationship you have with yourself, your health, fitness regime, and appearance. Put simply, this book is designed to empower you with the knowledge you need to make the rocky transition to parenthood smooth and enjoyable.