Are you a new mom getting beat up by questions and advice from total strangers? Or do you know a new mom and want to say the right thing?
Sleep when the baby sleeps….
Didn’t you want a natural childbirth?
Are you breast feeding?
Do you have him/her on a schedule?
You think this is bad….just wait….
Things to say:
Cutest baby ever! Let me see pictures.
I’m here to clean your house.
I’m here to let you shower.
I brought you dinner.
Not everything is rosy when you are a mom. All mom’s make mistakes and every story and situation is unique. Be a good friend and try and be helpful not full of unwanted advice.
- 1New moms get a lot of unsolicited advice. Suddenly even the stranger in the grocery store knows how to raise your child better than you.
- 2New moms do the best they can while also still taking care of the rest of the family.
- 3New moms need positive feedback. If you want to help, drop off food, help with chores, provide a get away.
No matter what your birth story or experience….It’s YOURS.
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