LESSON 2 OF 14
THE FIRST FEW WEEKS
Meet Edwina, our expert midwife who takes you through some of the things that can happen in the first few weeks with a newborn and tips on how you can manage them. She also discusses when to start laying the foundations for healthy sleep with your baby.
Don’t worry if you have an older baby who has sleep or routine issues, or if you think they’re starting to develop some. You can get your baby’s sleep on track, and we’ll explain how throughout the Sleep Series. The First Few Weeks lesson is still filled with valuable information for you, plus check out extra tips in this FAQ Laying healthy sleep foundations for an older baby.
The first four weeks with your newborn is about looking after yourself and adjusting to your new life. If you think you or someone you know may be experiencing more than mood swings and baby blues during these times, check out this article to learn more about the signs of postpartum depression & how to get help. Even with an older baby, you can still start swaddling and establish a sleep routine that will be the foundation of their growth – and peaceful nights at home.