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New Baby Essentials

Good information and reassurance is important as you find your feet your with your new baby. These pages focus on providing you with essential knowledge, tips and suggestions for life with your new baby… Popular Posts…Loneliness of motherhoodCan I cuddle my baby too much?Enjoy Every Second?Making a rod for my back

Fourth Trimester Essentials

These fourth trimester essentials provide a range of information, ideas and tips to boost your knowledge and wellbeing throughout the early days and weeks with your new baby. Babies are not all the same and neither are parents so your need for information, support and reassurance as preparation and as you adjust to life with your new baby can vary. These guides provide a foundation of useful information so you know more of what to expect, what you can do and the questions to ask about your baby. Fourth Trimester Essentials include getting ready for your baby Saying hello Baby facts The first few days with your baby What to expect with baby sleep Giving yourself time to adjust Your recovery Using a sling For feeding information, there is a range of posts about breastfeeding, formula feeding and combination feeding in the:Feeding Your New Baby section Popular Posts…Loneliness of motherhoodCan I cuddle my baby too much?Enjoy Every Second?Making a rod for my back Copyright: Janine Smith I will be adding more 4th trimester and new …

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5 essentials to boost your baby preparation

Baby preparation is as important as birth preparation – to think about what you and your new baby might need, what to expect and how to prepare your home. 1) Baby Preparation – essentials for your new baby It’s really easy to buy loads in order to feel better prepared, it can certainly make some of the anxiety about looking after a newborn easier to handle. But new babies need very little. Clothing – sleepsuits, body suits, socks and a hat nappies, cotton wool, cleaning cloths, wipes (depending on how you are planning to do it) changing mat changing bag cellular blankets and sheets somewhere safe to sleep – moses basket, cot, your bed sling car seat/pram system large and small muslin squares bottles/formula/breastpump/silicon breastpump/sterilizing equipment – if you want an alternative to breastfeeding v pillows for feeding towels, baby sponge/cloth baby bath or a bath support (or you can use the sink or pop baby in the bath with you) You will add to this as you need it and as your baby grows …