20 New Parent Tips
(Tweeted by Shara Lawrence-Weiss on April 23rd, 2010)
Tip #3: Does Your Baby Spit Up? Is It Reflux? Find Out!
Tip #4: Bonding with baby before and after birth (a dad’s perspective)
Tip #7: Nighttime Parenting
Tip #8: Be sure to join a new parent’s group or forum so you can chat, vent and ask questions. This can help to relieve stress!
Tip #9: Do you need a product for colic, infant reflux, ear infections or respiratory issues? See: babystayasleep.com
Tip #10: Don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it: parents, siblings, cousins, neighbors, friends, etc. There is no shame in asking for help.
Tip #12: Do you think your kiddo has a special need? Don’t wait too long…ask your doctor if you believe an issue needs to be addressed.
Tip #14: Learn to interpret your baby’s cries so you can meet his/her needs!
Tip #15: Picky Eaters: Make Mealtime Fun!
Tip #16: Understanding a baby’s cries/signals: (From a dad’s perspective)
Tip #18: Swaddle to Soothe
Tip #20: When buying toys, try to find toys that have open-ended play potential. If the toy has a short use, your child will quickly become disengaged.