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What? Your baby didn’t come with an instruction manual? That’s why there’s Newbies! We guide new mothers through their baby’s first year of life. Episodes feature newly postpartum moms as they 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.

Recent Episodes

Delayed Postpartum Depression: Toddler Transitions

Caring for a toddler is both an exciting and challenging adventure, for any parent. If you're struggling with postpartum depression or another postnatal mood disorder, this transition may seem completely overwhelming. So, how can you better pr...

Healing from Birth Trauma

Sometimes unexpected events during childbirth can wound a new mother. The physical scars fade, but emotional trauma can produce feelings of helplessness, shame, and defeat. How can a mother process these emotions and even embrace them as momen...

Fontanels: Soft Spots on Your Baby’s Head

Your baby's head in 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...

Preparing Your Car for a Newborn

Preparing your car for your new baby involves more than just selecting a car seat. How do you ensure your car seat is properly installed and how to get it checked by a professional? What about other products designed for...

Discipline for Young Children

We all want our children to do what we tell them to do. But even the most obedient children fall short sometimes. So, when is it time to discipline your child? What systems seem to work best? And how do...

Delayed Postpartum Depression: Self Care

Being a parent inevitably involves sacrifice. There's less money, less sleep, and less time for yourself. As a mother, finding time to care for yourself is essential but can seem like an impossible task. Not only may it seem impractical,...

Your First Period After Having a Baby

For most women, being pregnant means having a nice, long break from your monthly period. But what happens after your baby is born? What should you expect with those first few periods after pregnancy? Is it different depending on if...

Nap Transitions: How Do You Drop a Nap?

As your baby grows, so does his ability to sleep for longer periods of time. So, how does this impact the naps you have scheduled throughout the day? How much sleep does your baby really need, and how does this...

Postpartum Mental Health: Baby Blues

After you have your baby, you may be experiencing a wide range of emotions. If you're not feeling completely elated shortly after the birth of your baby- don't worry, that can be completely normal. It's called the baby blues, and...

Top 10 Cloth Diaper Mistakes for New Moms

How you diaper your baby will impact both you and baby every day. Cloth diapers has many benefits, but the whole process can often seem more complicated than it actually needs to be. So, what are the most common mistakes...

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