Tag Archive | Infant

New Moms And Baby.

Moms , please don’t try to be  super mom after bringing your baby home from the hospital.  Support from your spouse , friends, and family is your support system. Don’t hesitate asking for what you need for yourself and your baby.Mothers need to focus on healing from post birth and caring for their little one. Healing takes up to 6 weeks or more depending on  if you had a cesarean or vaginal birth. Avoid becoming overly stressed. BALANCE is the key.


According to CDC., new mothers who experience perinatal mood and anxiety disorders is more likely in the 20% range, which would mean around 1.3 million will develop postpartum depression.

Some newborns are extremely colicky whether you breast or bottle-feed. If you aren’t prepared,  this will drive you insane, because the baby will cry nonstop throughout  the night for weeks or months. If  you decide to breastfeed, research and talk to your doctors often. Breastfeeding isn’t easy, it is extremely difficult if you have never nursed.  If you can hack it for 3 months, most likely you will continue.

What To Do About Cradle Cap?

Cradle  Cap occurs on some newborn’s scalp during the first two months of life. Don’t worry moms, it’s not life threatening. Applying  warm virgin olive or almond oil to the scalp before shampooing baby’s hair and massage gently,this will help loosen up those stubborn little plaques and scales. Lastly, brush baby’s hair with a soft brush to remove additional  plaque on the scalp. This should be done weekly. If you have some natural remedies to remove cradle cap, post on my Blog.