If you are becoming a mom in the near future, it’s likely you’re already thinking about your feeding plans. If you are planning to breastfeed, there are a couple things you should know ahead of time to properly prepare yourself.
I thought I was completely prepared, but there was still so much to learn once my baby boy was born. Sometimes, the books and classes can only go so far. Here’s some things that I learned along the way that hopefully will leave you a bit more prepared than I was!
In those early weeks after bringing home a newborn, new parents have a lot going on. Besides all of the positive emotions they are feeling, they’re also sleep deprived, overwhelmed, and trying to figure out how to be a parent without the rest of their life falling apart.
As a new mom to a 4 month old, I’ve lived and learned. I wish I could go back and have a redo because now I know what I should have skipped adding altogether. We have one too many items simply taking up space in my son’s nursery going completely unused. Learn from my mistakes and avoid adding the following baby items!
For some, that’s a diaper crisis. For others, being able to run out and purchase a pack of diapers whenever they need them is far from their reality. Instead, their reality is known as the Diaper Need crisis, a major problem many families in the US face with long lasting impacts on mom, dad, and baby.