Parenting

20 Things New Mothers Should Know

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1. Prepare to do nothing but breastfeed for the first couple months.  Here's the deal: Right after birth, babies are super alert (if no drugs were involved in birth). Nature designed it that way to allow for mother-baby bonding and to initiate breastfeeding. But after that, they become sleepy. DO NOT REPLY THOSE CONGRATULATORY MESSAGES AND GO TO SLEEP YOURSELF.…

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