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Simple Tips for New Parents After Fertility Treatments

Posted January 15, 2020 in In Vitro Fertilization


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At Reproductive Fertility, we offer a range of fertility services to help intended parents achieve their family goals. If you’re experiencing difficulties becoming pregnant, a comprehensive fertility evaluation can identify any potential issues and the best approaches for you. 

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Top Survival Tips for New Parents

If you’ve already achieved pregnancy and had your baby, you may have a range of emotions as a new parent. While you may be overjoyed with love and happiness, you might also be feeling overwhelmed and worried.

Caring for a newborn may seem like a daunting, foreign experience, and you must be patient and kind to yourself during the learning process.

Worry, fear, and stress are common among first-time parents and are nothing to be ashamed of.

Every new parent has to adjust to this big life change, and it’s important to remember that you are not alone in feeling the way you do.

Here are some popular tips for first-time parents:

Take Time for Yourself

As a new parent, you may feel inclined to spend every waking moment caring for your little one. Although this is a sincere motive as a new parent, it can be draining.

Do not forget about yourself in the process. Try to take an hour or so a day to do something just for yourself. Taking care of your health and overall wellness can help you be a better parent to your newborn.

Allow Others to Help

Your parental instincts may kick in and drive you to do everything for your babies. However, if you have a partner who is able to help you, let them. For your mental and physical health, it is critical to allow your partner to share the responsibility of raising a new child. 

If you have supportive family members or friends, it can be beneficial to allow a loved one to watch your baby even if it’s just for an hour while you get a quick nap in. 

Read to Your Child

Reading is a powerful tool that can develop active imaginations and learning skills in your child.

Take time every night to read to your baby. This will not only provide an opportune bonding moment but will also improve their learning skills.

Trust Your Instincts

It is important as a new parent to trust your instincts regarding your baby. If something feels off, then you should address the issue immediately. Do not hesitate to call your pediatrician, even if the reason or question you have may seem silly. 

And while it may seem like everyone has an opinion about how you raise your child and what you should be doing, ultimately, you should trust yourself and do what’s best for you and your baby. 

Live in the Now

Time is precious and goes by so fast in a child’s early years. You should remember to live in the moment with your baby and not stress about the little things.

Never feel bad about taking some time off of work or postponing that load of laundry if that means spending extra time with your baby. This is your time together, and you should enjoy it.

Have More Questions About Fertility Treatments?

Whether you’re just starting your fertility and pregnancy journey or are already a parent, Reproductive Fertility is here to help. If you have any questions, please contact our office at (310) 929-6707 or reach us online to schedule your appointment at one of our Southern California offices.

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