Everyone’s sleeping habits are likely to change a little after the new baby arrives, including your own and perhaps even the toddler of the family, if you have one. The sooner you get your new arrival into a routine sleeping pattern, the better for the family. Here, we’re going to look at what you can do to create a safe and comfortable sleeping environment to help them find that routine all the sooner.
Welcoming a new baby to your family brings with it endless joys and a few challenges, especially when it comes to incorporating all the clothes, toys, and props into your existing house. As an experienced doula, I have worked with thousands of families and helped them to understand their needs as well as plan for home efficiency. So here are some of my best tips and hacks for preparing for your newborn.
Getting home for the holidays or a vacation destination may seem like a daunting task if you’ve got a baby or toddler. Take a breath! We’ve got the tips and tricks to help make traveling with an infant easier!
Starting a family is one of the most special, exciting, and daunting times in all of our lives. If you are lucky enough to be given the precious gift of parenthood, then you are at the start of a journey that will fill your future with precious memories for the rest of your life.
Both the concept and the reality of having a baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is both scary and unsettling. Such tiny babies. So much complex equipment. So many monitoring devises. So many unknowns.
How long will be baby be there?
What are all these contraptions?
What do they do?
In an attempt to settle some of your fears and answer some of your many questions we will review some of the common equipment and testing your baby may need.