7 Relaxation Tips for First-Time Parents

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    Having a child is one of the greatest joys in life. It is also easily one of the most stressful – something many new parents are not yet prepared to take in. Newborns need a lot of attention, make a lot of noise, and cause a lot of concerns that can be hard on even the most patient of parents. No one said raising a child should be easy, but unless you have had children before, it’s hard to imagine the amount of pressure and anxiety you may experience.

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    It’s not uncommon for new parents to develop anxiety disorders simply because they were unprepared to cope with the stress and tension. So to help, here are several relaxation tips to help you clear your mind so that you can more easily focus on raising a healthy and amazing baby.

    In the following slides, you’ll learn strategies for staying calm when you have a newborn.

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  1. Avatar of liz says:

    good article, tnx so much for the info

  2. Avatar of Phammom Phammom says:

    It’s true. How can you expect to take care I someone else if you don’t take care of yourself.

  3. Avatar of Natasha says:

    I’m going to have to try some of these!

  4. Avatar of Ja Ja says:

    This is very helpful!

  5. Avatar of Ja Ja says:

    Nice and helpful.

  6. Avatar of kmg2318 kmg2318 says:

    I AM NOT TO SURE ABOUT THE TUNING BABIES CRY WITH EARPHONES AND MUSIC :/ MAYBE ITS JUST ME BUT THATS KIND OF WEIRD I WOULDN’T FEEL RIGHT DOING THAT

  7. Avatar of katherine katherine says:

    It says it all try it! It works!

  8. Being able to do your normal routines, would make a big difference in your state of mind. Being pregnant, was life altering enough. Having no return is even rougher.

  9. I wish this resource of information was around back when I had my children. I went to the library and got books to help me. I also took a class for new parents when I was still pregnant. Real life is not as calm, as books, movies, and lectures.

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