You’ve been pregnant for nine months now and all you can think about is giving birth for the first time. Wondering, “how bad is this really going to be?” “Am I going to be able to do it?” The answer is of course! It is scary and uncharted territory for you, but you’ll push right through it. Baby is healthy, mommy is healthy, and the doctor gives the two thumbs up to go home. All of a sudden, you’re thinking, “hmm, maybe I’ll stay at this hospital forever.” Going home with baby for the first time can be more difficult than giving birth. You’ve often heard that newborns are easy, you’ve heard it said that “all they do is eat, sleep and poop.” Easy, right? Chances are it won’t seem that way at first. Knowing a little more on what to expect when baby comes home for the first time will help you feel a little less overwhelmed.
Playing with baby is a daily activity. Making sure baby is hitting all those milestones such as: rolling over, pulling up, and crawling is important. By playing with baby every day, will help give them the tools they will need to make these physical and cognitive growths. Here are a few tips to make the most of your baby’s playtime.
Traveling or running errands with baby can often turn into a nightmare. We have a few tips and tricks to keep that at a minimum. Remember that when those days do happen, that feeling of hanging on by your fingernails will eventually end. You can do it! Until then, use this helpful tips brought to you by Arabella Baby Co.
Congratulations! You are a new mom. Either for the first time or you have other little ones running around. After several months of day dreaming about your sweet baby the day is finally here.
Postpartum is a different experience for every mother. Your natural caretaking abilities kick in and it’s not until you realize you are in slight pain from the birth, exhausted, and haven’t had a real meal in days that you will realize you have other responsibilities. One being yourself.
We believe self-care is one of the most important things you can do as a mother. Taking care of yourself will allow you to be the best mother you could possibly be. We have written out several ways to incorporate self-care into your new life as a mother.
If there is anything you learn quickly as being a new mom it is the privilege of sleep. Not just for you, but for baby. Crossing fingers that baby with sleep through the night, self-soothe, and keep on a good nap routine. To help guide you through the confusion we are discussing the basic Dos and Don’ts of Baby Sleep Tips. In some way we hope these tips will help both mommy and baby have a better night’s sleep.