Tips for new moms
*Sleep when the baby sleeps
*Ask for help
*Bring a change of clothes for you in the diaper bag too.
*Take care of yourself; you can’t be a good mom if you don’t meet your own needs
*Colic, growth spurts, teething, and illness this too shall pass.
*It’s ok to co-sleep, just do it safely. It will make for a happier mommy and baby
*A hot shower is almost as good as sleep, it did say almost
*Take all advice with a grain of salt
*If at first you don’t succeed try, try again
*Breast is best, feed your baby when they need it, babies don’t understand that it’s not time to eat when they are hungry
*Fussy breast feed baby? Think about changing your diet
*Let some stuff slide, the floors don’t need to be vacuumed the baby needs to be held
*Go with your gut, if something you are told to do doesn’t feel right then it probably isn’t right for you and your baby.
*Its ok to disagree with doctors they don’t know everything and are not trained for all situations just use common since
*Google is great when you have a crying baby and are out of ideas to settle them down, type in your situation and know you are not the only parent going through this
*Take lots of pictures and notes; this is such a trying time it is hard to remember all the wonderful little milestones
*One day you will look back on this time and realize how wonderful it really was.