Caring for your newborn baby and through to the end of his toddler stage is both rewarding and challenging. Making sure he gets the best care, love and nurturing will be the guiding force of your life over these first few formative years of his life.
In the first few weeks of life your baby will seem very vulnerable, and many parents are rather nervous of picking up their newborns, fearful that they may somehow accidentally damage their child. It's important to get used to holding your baby properly, not just for your baby's comfort but for your own sake; you'll never manage to feed or bath her successfully if you are unsure about how to hold her.
You'll need some equipment for your baby - for the room, changing and bath time, as well as the gear for going out and about.
Part of the daily routine will be looking after baby's hygiene - either washing or bathing him and taking care of his hygiene.
Your newborn's skin will have quite a special appearance just after the birth, and changes occur as he comes in contact with the world.
Baby massage has been practiced in many civilisations since the dawn of time and has many benefits, such as improving muscle and skin tone.
One of the realities of parenting is that your baby will be in nappies for a couple of years. So read on and learn all about nappies!
As far as your baby is concerned, he doesn't mind what he wears, as long as clothes are soft and comforable and can be put on and taken off without too much trouble.
Remember that your toddler is going to grow rapidly during these first years, and she'll grow out of clothes very quickly.
Your baby isn't worried about the cold winter weather and dropping temperatures... he's chosen winter to be born!
Baby has recently arrived and is going to pass her first months in a steamy hot summer. Take special care of baby in hot weather, with particular attention to sun exposure and hydration.
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