To be a mother of your child is not really an easy job because it comes with a big responsibility. When you’re a mom, you should know what is best for your child. But, what if it is your first time? There are some moms out there, who do not even know what to do with their babies, especially if they are taking care of the baby alone. Let’s say that nobody is there to guide her.
We all became kids, but during that time, we do not really notice how our moms took care of us because all we know is playing, watching, sleeping and eating. We were very innocent that time that our focus and attention is not really on what our moms are doing for us.
Anyway, if it is your first time to be a mother, then you have to learn from your parents, guardians, adults or from experience. So, what do we really need to learn from them? We have here a few for you to consider.
What advice works for you?
If we are surrounded by adults, especially our parents or in-laws, pretty sure that they all have different advices. It is because they raised their own child in different ways. But, actually, they were all correct. It’s just that you need to choose the advice that you will follow. Make sure that you will pick the one that works for you and your baby.
There are those moms and adults, who are very much sensitive about germs. So, they do not really want the baby to touch anything. And then, they always make sure that you need to use hand sanitizers or antibacterial gel or alcohol before touching the baby. Pretty sure that adults will understand how you care for the baby. But, your baby will not really get sick with that. What you need to do is to keep your baby away from sick or ill people, so that they will not acquire sickness.
As a new mom, don’t expect that you can manage everything at home. Sometimes, you may not even clean up every mess because you are also taking care of the baby and you just want to keep an eye on him. But, that is not actually what you need to do. When the baby is sleeping, make sure that he is on a safe place or make sure that he will not fall. Use that time to clean the house. Why don’t you buy a device to install in the room and when you heard the baby crying, you can attend to him right away. If you do not want to leave him on the bed, then you have to buy baby stuffs, so that you can hang him on your body while sleeping.
You have to take note about the checkup of the baby. Pretty sure that you need to bring him to the doctor on a regular basis. Make sure that you have it on your calendar, so that you won’t miss the date, when he needs to see his doctor.