Posts tagged "newborn and sleep"
When you’re a new mom, practicing self-care is challenging, but it’s also important. Your self-care needs are high, and you’re busy with a new born and major life changes. Ironically, just when you need self-care most is when it’s most difficult to achieve! Here’s why self-care is important for new mothers, what self-care really means, and how to get what you need.
Giving birth is a life-changing event that should be openly discussed. There are innumerable articles about what to bring in your hospital bag, what soaps to use, what formula to use, and even which burp cloths to use, but often times, we are so focused on the baby that we forget about the mom who has just gone through a traumatic event and needs time to heal.
“Bringing a new life into the world will fill you with joy.” Well, that’s the popular notion! But how does that stack up against the reality of being a new mother? After nine months in the womb, your baby is...