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- It’s crucial for the mother to have ample rest. Consider having Dad or another helper assist while the mother recuperates.
- Initiating breastfeeding as soon as possible is advisable for both bonding and milk production, besides helping the mother and baby adapt to their new life together.
- The mother will require full cooperation from Dad, especially with household chores like cleaning, cooking, and dishwashing, for at least the initial month post-delivery, given the physical toll childbirth can take.
- Resuming her routine or a healing program is essential for the mother’s recovery, mental clarity, and successful breastfeeding.
- It’s beneficial for mother and baby to leave the hospital or birthing center at the earliest to avoid potential exposure to infections and other hospital-related risks.
- A red heat lamp directed towards the vaginal area for thirty minutes daily, along with genital baths, can aid in the mother’s healing.
FOR THE NEWBORN:
- Avoid vaccinations initially; ensure this is communicated and documented with all healthcare providers involved.
- It’s advisable to keep the mother and baby together post-birth, avoiding isolation in incubator rooms which can be stressful for both.
- Offer the breast to the baby soon after birth for bonding and easing into the new life together.
- Refrain from giving commercial formula to the newborn. If breastfeeding challenges arise, seek assistance from La Leche League International.
- Newborns primarily require rest, only waking for feedings or diaper changes. Minimize disturbances to their sleep.
- Handle newborns gently, avoiding rough play or excessive passing around among people.
- Maintain clean diapers without making a big fuss—simplicity is key.
- Aim for breastfeeding up to 3 years, if agreeable to the baby. Introduce natural baby formula or other suitable foods post age 1, avoiding fruits and fruit or vegetable juices initially.
- Practice foot reflexology by rubbing the baby’s feet twice daily; it’s healing and relaxing.
- Newborns may enjoy a daily ten-minute exposure to red heat lamp rays on their back and abdomen, ensuring it’s not directed at their eyes.
- Schedule a visit with a reputable chiropractor and possibly a cranio-sacral practitioner experienced with newborns, especially if the birth was challenging or involved forceps.
- For common ailments like colds or ear infections, opt for natural treatments over pharmaceuticals when possible.
- A mineral balancing program can be initiated for the baby around 3 to 6 months of age, providing numerous benefits.
- For constipation, a small amount of Epsom salts mixed in water can be offered to the baby via a syringe or baby bottle.
- If breastfeeding issues arise, don’t hesitate to contact La Leche League International for support.
- Parents, remember to relax, cherish the joyful moments, and try not to worry excessively. Your baby will appreciate a happy, relaxed environment.