Food and love are are two things everyone wants to give the new baby. To show their love and affection everyone - big brothers, dad, grandparents - wants to grab a bottle and “feed the baby”.
Every mom-to-be is beautiful, and we know that they want to start caring for their babies by caring for themselves. That self care starts with simple things—drinking plenty of water, getting enough rest, and eating right. What else can you do to help you feel beautiful during this miraculous time?
Although I’ve never considered myself a master in the kitchen (quite the opposite, actually), when it was time for my little one to start on solid food, I couldn’t wait to prepare his first meals.
When I was pregnant with our first child, I read everything possible to prepare myself, and at week six, I was excited to start experiencing “real” pregnancy symptoms like a heightened sense of smell.
One of the biggest assets you and your family have for managing a colicky baby may just surprise you. And it's something you already have right now. Read the story of one Born Free mom's experience, and share your own ideas!
Dr. Alanna Levine is a New York based pediatrician and a mom of two children.