Things I Was Never Told About My Newborn Baby

For parents, this may be a little funny, but when I had my first child I had so many questions. These questions went unanswered until I answered them myself. Like why my baby look like that right after I gave birth to her? Why isn’t she smiling or laughing yet? Maybe being a little more informed will have you, new parents, sitting on a platform of reassurance that I wish I had. You’re welcome. I’ll try my best to inform you a little about that bundle of joy that will constantly leave you thinking you are doing something wrong. Don’t worry, you’re not.

Baby will sometimes look a little funny after being born. Maybe their heads are in a weird and awkward shape, they seem to have fine hair everywhere, and a puffy face with gooey eyes. Cut your perfect baby a break. They have been in an amniotic sac for nine months and went through a tiny birth canal, so relax.

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