Advice for new moms post-birth

Yourself post-birth

With all the hustle and bustle of bringing your baby home, you may have forgotten to take care of that other important person...you! You know your new role as a parent is deeply rewarding, but you may also find it overwhelming at times. Now more than ever, you need to remember to nurture yourself, so you can better nurture your baby.

Looking after yourself post-birth

They say: "When a baby is born, so is a mother (and father)." You already know that having a baby is one of the most rewarding events of...

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Asking for help post-birth

This is no time to be heroic: accept offers of help when you need to! That might include a friend who offers to do the laundry, your mother-in-law who brings in a few prepared meals...

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How to stay relaxed post-birth

Your muscles are likely to be tense from lifting, carrying, feeding, rocking and soothing your baby during all hours of the day (and night)....

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Keeping hydrated post-birth

Dehydration can really wear you down, without you even realising it. If you're breastfeeding, you run an even greater risk of becoming...

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Importance of sleep when you have a baby

Remember, you need sleep too! Resist treating your baby's naptime as your chore time – take a nap when your baby does. Try to wind down...

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