Common Questions (And Answers) For New Mothers

No matter how much you prepare, you’ll always have questions once you bring your newborn home from the hospital. Don’t worry—no one expects you to know everything. Doing your research and asking for help are both part of the parenting process. In fact, many new mothers have the same burning questions about their babies’ health and habits. Remember to always consult your pediatrician or other trusted healthcare provider when you need to. In the meantime, explore these common questions (and answers) for new mothers.

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Are We Holding Our Babies Too Much?

As a new mother, you are bombarded with information about babies and routines and sleep. You are told that you should put your baby down awake but sleepy at the same time of day so that they learn to get into a routine with their sleep. You are told that a routine is key for their development, and that without one, your baby won’t develop the way that you think they will. Routines are a good idea for older babies, and the best routine you could ever have is the one that your baby sets for themselves. 

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