One Minute Your Sweet Baby Is Cooing And Babbling

Moms everywhere will agree that the first six months of a new baby’s life is one of the most precious times. A time to devote oneself to their new child, preparing them for every day from now on with constant attention and care to create a fantastic relationship that will last a lifetime. But what happens when technology comes in and disrupts the lives of these new parents?

Why Babies Cry

Babies cry for various reasons – from being frustrated to being sad. Here are some explanations of why babies cry: 

Frustration: Babies often cry when frustrated because they don’t understand what’s happening or why they’re doing something.

Anger: When babies are angry, they’ll cry out in frustration.

Sorrow: Sadness is a normal reaction to things that make us feel overwhelmed or upset. When a baby cries out in despair, it can help reassure her caregiver that she’s not in danger and that everything will be okay.

Mama Friend: What is PPD (Postpartum Depression)

Postpartum depression (PPD) is a severe mental illness that can affect up to 25% of all new mothers.

PPD can include extreme sadness, anxiety, insomnia, overeating, and weight gain. Some women experience withdrawal symptoms after giving birth, such as irritability, difficulty concentrating, and feelings of guilt or shame.

If you or someone you know is struggling with PPD, many resources are available to help. The National Institute of Mental Health offers a website on the condition and how to get help. You can also call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 for support.

Self Care for Mama and Baby

It’s no secret that parenting can be a full-time job. Between working, caring for the house, and raising children, it can be hard to find time for ourselves. However, self-care is essential for both Mama and Baby. Here are some tips for taking care of yourself while you’re also taking care of your little one: 

1. Set aside time every day to relax. Whether you take a quick break in the middle of your workday or schedule an hour-long massage therapy session on the weekend, make sure you have time to recharge. 

2. Make time for Exercise. Even if you only get 30 minutes of Exercise daily, it will help improve your mood and energy levels. Plus, being physically active helps keep your baby safe and healthy. 

3. Eat Healthy Foods. Not only will eating healthy foods help you feel better physically, but they’ll also give your baby the nutrients they need to grow strong and healthy. Plus, there’s nothing worse than feeling cranky and tired from eating bad food! 

4. Get Enough Sleep. Getting enough sleep every night may seem like a hassle, but it’s worth it! Getting

How to Support Your Baby’s Self-Esteem and Development

Supporting your baby’s self-esteem and development is essential for a healthy and thriving child. Here are some tips on how to do just that: 

-When your baby is cooing and babbling, take it as a sign of happiness and contentment. Babies express themselves through sounds, gestures, and expressions, so listen carefully and enjoy the show!

-Be consistent with your parenting style. If you are gentle and loving, your baby will likely develop a positive self-image. However, if you are too strict or critical, your baby may become insecure and create behavioural problems. Finding a balance that works for you and your child is essential.

-Offer encouragement. When your baby displays positive behaviours or achieves milestones, let them know how proud you are of them. This will help boost their self-esteem and encourage them to continue developing their talents.


Whew! That was quite a long one, wasn’t it? Congrats on the new arrival! This post will discuss some of the basics of newborn care, including what to expect during your first few days home with your sweet little one. From there, you’ll be able to start building a routine and setting limits that will help ensure your baby is safe and happy while you get settled into motherhood. Read on for all the tips and advice you need to make this transition as smooth as possible!

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