8 Things Every New Mom Must Know

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Motherhood is the most beautiful feeling in the world. Amidst the stress and strains of recovering from pregnancy, lies the responsibility of handling baby and family. Every new mom needs to give proper care to the baby and herself as well.

Check out these 8 important advice for every new mom.

If your baby seems little dull, you must consult a doctor, immediately.

Newborns often suffer from jaundice. Jaundice must be cured as soon as possible because it may even lead to the nervous breakdown.

Even fathers suffer from postpartum depression.

Research suggests that one in 10 fathers suffer from moderate to severe postpartum depression. This might affect child’s development considerably as compared to mother’s depression. It means you need to take care of one more member of your family.

If your baby is still breastfeeding after 1 year, it’s time for a change.

Undoubtedly, breastfeeding is very nutritious for the growing baby but it is certainly low in vitamin D. Sunlight prevents the deficiency of vitamin D in the baby.

Privacy doesn’t exist for new mom.

Your baby won’t allow you to go even for pee alone. People will contact you for pregnancy advice and you’ll become a celeb overnight.

Your tummy will bulge out even after pregnancy.

Your body may take few months to return to its normal shape.

You can have as much coffee as you want.

The good thing is that breastfeeding doesn’t transfer caffeine to your baby. You can consume up to 3-5 cups of coffee every day.

Don’t panic on seeing the wet diaper of baby.

You must change a poopy diaper immediately. But wet nappy is not harmful for baby’s skin. So, it’s fine to change your baby’s wet diaper after a while.

It’s necessary to learn the proper way of tying baby’s diaper.

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