The Importance of Bonding, and Touch; Advice for First-Time Parents
Fist time parents are in for the experience of a lifetime!
After surviving 9 months of pregnancy, a wardrobe of maternity clothes, baby showers, and decorating the nursery with care, you have gone through the exciting, heroic experiences of labor and delivery. You are ready to leave the hospital to begin your new life as first-time parents!
Handling the First-Time Parent Jitters
For many first-time parents, bringing a baby home from the hospital is an exciting experience mixed with apprehension. Silent questions such as How will I know<, How will I cope, and But, what if mingle with exuberant joy as you look down at the precious bundle sleeping in your arms. Youve got the first-time parent jitters! Not to worry! Siblings and friends with children, parents, and in-laws have been waiting for this moment, too. They will offer expert advice on feeding, diapering, and proper baby care. Books galore are also available, written by baby doctors and psychologists offering guidance on parenting, and the latest in child development research. When it comes to reading material, be...