Focusing on a new baby often causes a new mother to put her own needs aside. While focusing attention on a new infant is extremely important, it is also important for Mom to take time for self-care and listen to signs from her body to take time for herself. Take a look at this article from Tiny Happy People. It offers valuable advice on ways new moms can take care of themselves while taking care of baby.
**Also, Waypoint Family Resource Center partners are now in Milford and are available for parent support/coaching and home visits at no cost.
They also offer a free Family Support Warm Line at 1-800-640-6486 where callers can talk confidentially to a family support professional to get help with everything from coping strategies, child behaviors, and family dynamics, to household management, basic needs relief, and family empowerment. They can help you access tools, resources, and services to navigate family life.