You can ease birth pain and help the birthing process by moving a bit and switching between different positions.
This is the age when you can’t go out of the room without your baby getting worried. It’s time to start playing a lot of peek-a-boo.
When you are a single parent, a large and active network is the best support. Building such a network doesn't need to be hard. Start here.
Ouch! Your nipples can really hurt during the first few days of breastfeeding. The word "tender" is a major understatement. And it's hardly surprising - your nipples are completely unprepared for their new role. But it will get better and the pain will pass.
At parent groups, there's room for celebration, laughing and sharing successes and frustrations over a cup of tea. In short, they can be sanity savers for new parents!
Babies under six months must not be exposed to the sun, at all. And don't use sun block until the baby is at least a year old. Babies should be put in the shade and kept out of the sun.
Building towers and putting teddies to bed isn't exciting any more - for you, that is. And now you feel guilty because you don't want to play. But don't fret: just change the perspective.
Home again - but with a newborn baby in tow. And perhaps not much is how you expected it to be. But don't worry - you'll learn and it will soon be great.
Here is some down-to-earth wisdom from Treasures (local adaption) mums .
A common question concerning breastfeeding is how long and how often mothers should breastfeed. Your baby will probably have very strong opinions on this, and it's wise to follow their lead.
No empathy to talk of, egocentric to say the least. The only part of give-and-take they can relate to is “take”.
But with time and practice they will learn the basics of how to be a good friend.
And you can help.
A lot of pregnant women experience back pain and pain in the pelvis. Here are some things you can do to ease the pain.