Newbies: New Moms, New Babies show

Newbies: New Moms, New Babies

Summary: Join us as we guide new mothers through their baby’s first year of life. Newly postpartum moms celebrate the excitement of becoming new parents, as well as the emotional and physical struggles of recovering from childbirth and caring for a newborn baby.

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 Know Your Infant Reflexes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2161

If you have a newborn, then you're no stranger to your little one's weird, jerky movements. Thankfully, those crazy moves are completely normal. In fact, these infant reflexes are designed to protect your baby and keep him safe. So, what can you expect as a new parent? What happens during the moro reflex, sucking reflex, and the root reflex? Will your child always have them or will they eventually go away? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Colic: Why is My Baby Crying Constantly? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2231

Babies are supposed to cry, it's how they communicate with us. But what do you do when your baby is crying constantly? Could your baby have colic? What exactly is colic and why does it happen? And what natural remedies can you use to help soothe your baby so you both can get some much-needed rest? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Sex After Baby: When Can We Do It Again? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2400

After you give birth to your baby, your body needs some time to recover. After all, you just created another human being. Eventually, you (and your partner) may be wondering when you can have sex again. Is six weeks really enough time? How do you know if you're ready? Will it feel different? How can you do it as safely as possible, and what should you expect? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Postpartum Mental Health: Postpartum Anxiety | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2537

New moms experience many new emotions after the birth of their baby, and some of those feelings may surprise you, such as anxiety. Postpartum anxiety is a common condition that is often overlooked because of the belief that new mothers are just naturally anxious. So, what are the symptoms, and how does it differ from other postpartum mood disorders? And how can this condition impact a mother's ability to care for her child if gone untreated? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 How to Talk to Your Baby | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1612

One of the best things you can do as a new parent is talk to your baby. But what do you say, exactly? How much do babies understand? And what are some strategies to help them build valuable communication skills? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 What's In Baby Formula? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2109

Have you ever wondered what’s inside your baby’s formula? Or why some kinds make him extra gassy or fussy? And are there particular ingredients you should avoid? An expert and some formula-feeding moms discuss the ins and outs of baby formula and an up and coming alternative to the mainstream options that have taken a hit in the United States' recent shortage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Life After the NICU | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3363

When you’re pregnant and imagine holding your baby in your arms for the first time, the picture-perfect moment you envision doesn’t include incubators, IVs or breathing tubes. Yet for many moms, that becomes the reality, and those first few days or months of your baby’s life look completely different than you expected. What's it like to be a NICU parent? What do you need to know about the transition home from the hospital? And what advice would experienced NICU moms give to parents in the thick of it? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Pumping Hacks and Tips for Moms | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3136

Modern breast pump technology can make a big difference for breastfeeding moms. What are typical pumping schedules for both exclusive pumpers and combo feeders? What are some hurdles new moms have faced? And what are some pumping hacks that can make the journey easier? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Navigating Your Baby's Food Allergies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3530

Many babies have food allergies or sensitivities that can be tricky for parents to navigate. What are the most common types of reactions to watch out for? When should parents seek help? And what do nursing mothers need to know when breastmilk is making their baby sick? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 How 'Wake Windows' Help Babies Sleep | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2750

Sleep can be so hard to come by in the early days of parenthood, and many parents will try anything and everything to help their babies sleep better. A pediatric sleep consultant shares her best tips, as well as information on infant sleep cycles, sleep regressions and what your baby's time awake has to do with how well they sleep. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Raising Bilingual Babies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3165

There are all kinds of benefits to being bilingual, and parents who speak multiple languages may want to pass that knowledge on to their children. What are the best strategies for doing so? How important is it to start teaching your kids in infancy? And if you’re not bilingual, can you still raise bilingual children?  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Pro Tips for Holiday Travel With Babies | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2794

For many, the holiday season is synonymous with long car trips or plane rides to visit family and friends. And while you may have loved traveling before you had a baby, even the thought of it can seem daunting now as you worry whether he’ll cry the whole flight or she'll have a blowout in the car seat. How can you mentally prepare for your baby's first trip? What are the biggest things to know about air travel with kids? And what baby gear do you actually need, and what can be left behind? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Understanding RSV and Other Common Baby Illnesses | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2119

Babies can get sick a lot during their first year of life. What are the most common illnesses to watch out for? How can you treat them at home? And what are signs that you should seek medical attention? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Fontanels: Soft Spots on Your Baby's Head | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2117

Your baby's head is uniquely made to mold for birth and move to accommodate a growing and developing brain. So, what are those soft spots that most new parents are afraid to touch? Where can you find them? And what changes can you expect within your baby's first year? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

 Understanding Infant Growth Charts | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2305

When you go to the pediatrician, they take all sorts of measurements and track your baby's progress through infant growth charts. So, who created these charts, and how are averages determined? Do breastfed babies grow any differently than formula-fed babies? And what does the term "failure to thrive" actually mean? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


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