For all the joys that being a new parent brings, there’s equal amounts of responsibility. It’s easy to be surprised by unexpected costs which can leave you concerned about your financial situation. Fortunately, there are some tips that you can follow to educate yourself financially so you can sleep like a …, well, like a baby.
Prepare a safe sleeping space for your baby will not only protect them but allow them to sleep safer and better. Read on for more tips to create a safe sleep environment for your newborn baby. And of course, share the information with your family, carers and other parents who may need this.
It’s not unusual to experience mood swings, feel a bit down or even become a little weepy soon after having a baby. But sometimes these feelings are more persistent and can get worse, making it hard to bond and cope with your new baby. If you’re not feeling yourself and the ‘baby blues’ don’t seem to be getting better, you may be experiencing postnatal depression. It doesn’t mean you’re a bad parent and you don’t need to go through it alone – help is available. The arrival of a baby can bring parents happiness and excitement but it’s a life-changing experience with big adjustments and challenges. The changing hormones, round the clock feeding and disrupted sleep can feel...
Ensuring your baby is comfortable and content is at the top of any new parent’s list. As well as comfort, you’ll want to make sure the swaddling technique is safe and effective. Read on to discover all the information you’ll need about why, when and how to swaddle your baby.
On average, parents get less than 59% of the recommended 8 hours sleep a night in the first twelve months after having a baby according to a recent study by sleep technology brand Simba. This equates to 50 nights sleep lost over the course of a year which can have a serious impact on a parent’s ability to function both mentally and physically.