Integrating Baby Into Your Daily Life From Day One

January 17, 2015 0 comments

Integrating Baby Into Your Daily Life From Day One

Let’s face it, no matter how thrilled you are with your new baby, you still need to be able to perform simple functions to get through the day.


As a postpartum doula, I encourage new mothers to slow down and give their bodies time to recover from pregnancy and delivery, and to get to know their babies, but you can go stir-crazy without some mobility.

With Nesting Days you can keep our baby nesting on your heart while you write birth announcements, post pictures on facebook, tidy up the kitchen, and even blow dry your hair.

STAY CLOSE TO NATURE


While we're on the subject of hair dryers, try putting one on low/cool near the changing table about 2 feet away from baby. The rushing sound is calming, probably because it resembles the in utero environment.


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If your little newbie isn’t an only child, wearing Nesting Days as you go about your day lets you make PBJ’s, wipe tushies, wash hands, read stories, and assure  big brother(s) and/or sister(s) that you can love the new baby, and them too.

Going back to work? Wearing your baby skin-to-skin when you get home is the reunion you and your baby need.


DANCING SKIN-TO-SKIN HELPS BOOST MAMA’S MOOD


Skin to skin (or "Kangaroo Care") is so important during those first few months of infancy, and Nesting Days makes it so easy!


NESTING – PART OF A MOVEMENT FOR CHANGE


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