When your baby enters the world, everything is new to them. There will be people everywhere and sights, sounds, and smells that they will not have experienced when they were comfortably living in your womb. Here are some little rituals you can include in your daily routine and that can help you get to know your new baby.
When you become a new parent, there are a lot of new skills that you will develop. You’ll have a lot of people telling you to do things in certain ways, and you’ll often question whether you are doing something right, or if you should even be doing some things at all.
One of these things is swaddling your newborn baby. You may not know how to do it. If you’ve been shown, watched videos, or read books on how to do it, you still may worry that you’re doing it wrong.
Your baby might not seem to like being swaddled, and you might end up not feeling comfortable with it. In all of the doubts that you have around swaddling, you may wonder if you should swaddle your newborn at all...
You may have read lots of books or online articles about looking after your newborn baby. You may even have had words of wisdom from mothers that have raised their children. But nothing can prepare you for that feeling when you take your first child home from the hospital after giving birth.
When you were in hospital, the doctors, nurses, and midwives were on hand to give you lots of support. But now, at home, it’s just you and your new baby. Here’s what nobody tells you about the first few weeks with your newborn baby.
Teething may be a normal milestone in a baby’s life, but there is no denying that it can have an impact on your little one. As well as being uncomfortable for your baby, living with a teething baby can be stressful for the whole family. Teething can leave your baby feeling irritated, and they may wake up more frequently during the night, and be grumpy during the day.
If your baby is teething, you may be wondering how you can help them and relieve their discomfort. These five tips will help you to soothe your teething baby and make the teething experience much easier for everyone.