Any breastfeeding mother will tell you that it was the support she received from her partner, first and foremost, that impacted her ability to feed her baby. Learn 6 ways to support her!
Baby cues can be as subtle as a yawn or quiver in their little lips. They can be quick, fleeting, and easy to miss or they can be persistent and unavoidable like crying.
The first two to four weeks seem to be the trickiest, as you are sleep deprived, and healing from birth. As a new mother I believe it took me at least two weeks to distinguish between the baby’s different squeaks, squalls, and cries. However as time passes, you will get to know your baby and be able to predict their needs quickly and efficiently.
Birth You Desire step by step pumping plan for families going back to work. Our intention is to help make this transition as smooth as possible for everyone.
Pregnancy and bringing your newborn home may offer some new challenges and many blessings. The stress of strangers asking you personal questions and feeling out of control in your own rapidly changing body can be a very real challenge. Bringing a new baby home to feed, diaper, and care for is yet another challenge. No matter how well prepared you are there is always something unexpected to deal with.
There are lots of events that change our bodies for us, whether we welcome those changes or not. Take pregnancy, for example. It’s great to grow a human and, well, have the baby — but there’s weight gain and other muscular changes that might happen during a pregnancy. And some of those changes can happen to people who don’t get pregnant, too. One is called diastasis recti.