Caring for a newborn is full of joy, fulfillment, and unconditional love, as well as trust. Parents wait anxiously for the day their newborn baby will come into the world, with mixed feelings of excitement and apprehension.
No matter how much education (newborn books) a parent has regarding newborn care, there will still be a plethora of moments that cause a mother or father to doubt their ability to raise their newborn baby. I can assure you that these feelings are normal and should be expected; however, in order for parents to give the best possible care to their newborn, they must learn, read, and ask questions, no matter how unsure they feel while doing so, how to care for newborn.
Parents should learn about basic how to care for newborn care skills from feeding and bathing their newborn, to choosing the right pediatrician, as well as the importance of immunizations. Education from newborn books on these subjects, and many others, provides confidence for parents that they will most certainly want, as well as need.
Parenthood/motherhood is a journey a newborn care onward venture, hand in hand, with their parents. Both newborn baby and parents are both learning and experiencing so many aspects of life, for the very first time. Caring for a newborn is challenging and frightening; however, with the right education and preparation, any parent can successfully care for their baby and enjoy all the wonderful moments and emotions that go along with it.
Deciding on how and what to feed, how to calm a fussy newborn, learning basic care techniques, as well as solving possible problems relating to new baby care, are just some of the various subjects parents should educate themselves on. Even if all of the information seems overwhelming at first, parents will be glad to have the knowledge, on the very first day they hold their precious newborn baby in their arms.
©2013 Martha Calder (P)2013 Martha Calder
I like this because it was a great very quick overview of the whole childhood. It's like the Cliff's Notes for having a baby. I don't like their opinion on vaccinations however. The facts are off and the reasoning isn't even sound. Please do your own research when it comes to vaccinations, because they are very harmful. Besides that this book was very helpful.
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