Here are some other ways you can accept help, and help yourself in the meantime: 1. Meals: Never turn away any of the dinners that neighbors, friends or family offer to bring over in that first month. A hot meal (one that isn't microwaved) can be a godsend, especially if you have other hungry kids to feed. via
How do I take care of my newborn without help?
What should I do immediately after baby is born?
What happens to my baby immediately after birth?
How can I help new mom?
How often do you bathe a newborn?
How often does my newborn need a bath? There's no need to give your newborn a bath every day. Three times a week might be enough until your baby becomes more mobile. Bathing your baby too much can dry out his or her skin. via
What should I do with my 2 week old when awake?
When your baby is awake, give him or her supervised time on his or her tummy so he or she can develop upper body muscles. Focus and begin to make eye contact with you. Blink in reaction to bright light. Respond to sound and recognize your voice, so be sure and talk to your baby often. via
What is the best position to feed a newborn?
They will also be able to show you how to support your baby to help you feed more comfortably.
Do babies feel pain during birth?
Doctors now know that newly born babies probably feel pain. But exactly how much they feel during labor and delivery is still debatable. "If you performed a medical procedure on a baby shortly after birth, she would certainly feel pain," says Christopher E. via
Should I shave before giving birth?
Shaving: This is the most preferred method adopted by doctors and midwives before preparing a woman for delivery. If you still have full hair growth over your privates before delivery, your doctor is likely to recommend it. If you plan to shave at home, do it 48 hours prior to going to the hospital. via
Can I kiss my newborn?
Sweet and squishy baby cheeks are hard to resist kissing, but doing so can cause serious health consequences. In order to prevent serious health issues, anyone and everyone, including parents, should avoid kissing babies. via
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