It’s Time To Be Parents
Becoming a parent is fun and scary at the same time. All future moms and dads feel all kinds of things like excitement, joy, pride, fear, worry, and insecurity in the same time. All of these feelings are very normal. This is a very important time for you and your partner to think more serious. You will need each other’s support and encouragement as you start this new; and exciting adventure called parenting. Believe me it deserves … It’s time to be parents.
It’s time to be Parents; a mother, after 9 months of pregnancy and all the pain you faced in your pregnancy, You’ve made it through the excitement of your delivery, and now you’re ready to go home and begin your new life with your baby. I can say there is a new lover came to your life suddenly and this is the only lover you can’t turn your back off or even forget.
Having a baby is a great blessing from God, and your first kid you will find him/her very especial for everyone in your family; even for your parents too. I think it is a time of many changes. Most first time parents get very little preparation for the big event; and how this new little one will impact their lives. You will need to figure out how to juggle responsibilities of work or school, family and making time to go out too. Your new baby will bring new joy, but also new pressures and worries but reasonable ones. It’s normal to feel a little overwhelmed. You’re not expected to figure everything out overnight. You’re not alone in how you feel; and this time of adjustment will pass after the first years. So always keep on mind that all the decisions; and arrangements you make now will help make your transition to parenthood a little easier.
Always think in one thing
It’s time to be parents …Once home, a new love story will begin though; you frantically realize you have no idea what you’re doing these tips can help even the most nervous first time parents feel confident about caring for a newborn in no time.
Getting Help after the Birth
Ask for help While you are in the hospital, talk to the experts around you. Many hospitals have feeding specialists or lactation consultants who can help you get started nursing or bottle-feeding. In addition, nurses are a great resource to show you how to hold, burp, change, and care for your baby.
Handling a Newborn
Most women spent a lot of time around newborns; here are a few basics to remember:
Washing your hands it’s very important thing before handling your baby. Newborns don’t have a strong immune system yet; so they are susceptible to infection. Make sure that everyone who handles your baby has clean hands.
Be careful to support your baby’s head and neck and back. Cradle the head when carrying your baby and support the head when carrying the baby up right or when you lay your baby down.
Limit any activity that could be too rough or bouncy.
Be careful not to shake your newborn, whether in play or in frustration. Shaking that is vigorous can cause bleeding in the brain and even death. If you need to wake your infant, don’t do it by shaking — instead, tickle your baby’s feet or blow gently on a cheek.
Make sure your baby is securely fastened into the car seat. Yes it’s time to be parents, be ready for that time then.
Remember that your newborn is not ready for rough play, such as being jiggled on the knee or thrown in the air.