Newborns don't do much besides sleep and look cute, so that should make bringing one home a total breeze….right?
It’s because they don't do much that often creates the challenge - they rely on your for basically everything.
Since the newborn phase can be a little tricky, we’ve compiled some smart and helpful hacks you can implement to make your life just a tiny bit easier so you can focus on your tiny human!
One of the best things you can do for your postpartum mental health to prevent feeling overwhelmed is create systems for your daily life. This frees up mental space by establishing structure and making choices in advance so they can't bog you down all day long - which is immensely helpful in the demanding season of new motherhood.
That’s why it’s so important to think through the logistics of breastfeeding specifically and prepare as much as possible. Optimizing your baby’s nursery is a great start!
The repetitive tasks of having a new baby and the way they carry over from daytime to night can cause time to blur. Don't be surprised if you find yourself asking if it's actually Groundhog Day. Perhaps that’s the most difficult part of having a newborn, feeling like the “newborn fog” will never fade.
It’s World Breastfeeding Week!
….And you know we’re a fan. This special week is an effort to highlight breastfeeding mothers all around the world., and to support and empower them. This is why Wyatt’s Maternity even exists! Supporting mothers (breastfeeding or not) is our very favorite thing. We are honored to be a part of your journey. Keep reading to find out why we think you’re so magical!