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09/02/2011 at 19:08
Thanks for everyone's help so far! I'm just looking for a few more responses from mothers and fathers of premature babies to ensure that your views are well represented so if anyone else could spare 15 minutes to take part then I would be very grateful.

Thank you,
Sophie x
10/07/2012 at 13:03

Taking care of a newborn is both the simplest and most difficult thing you have probably ever done in your life. Here is this little bundle of humanity whose only method of communicating is crying and screaming. He is entirely dependent on you and your partner for everything. The sense of responsibility, particularly after years of being responsible only for yourself, can be overwhelming. So here's your first bit of advice: Breathe. And the second: Relax. Your baby knows when you're uptight and anxious. You transfer that anxiety to him and then he can't relax!

First, apperceive that your babyish will beddy-bye abundant of the time. Newborns about beddy-bye up to 20 hours a day the aboriginal few weeks. Unfortunately, it may not be in ample chunks! That's because they aswell charge to eat absolutely often. Their tummies are tiny and their comestible needs enormous. If it feels like you absorb every hour of every day with your breast or a canteen in your baby's mouth, that's not unusual.

The a lot of accepted acumen for Baby's arrant is hunger. Not hungry? Check the diaper. If that's not the problem, try swaddling her—wrapping her deeply in a accepting blanket. Newborns are acclimated to the bound borders of the womb; getting out in the apple and accepting their accoutrements and legs aerial about can be scary. Holding her and walking around, "wearing" her in a bung or foreground pack, or, if all abroad fails, putting her in the car bench for a drive are added time- and parent-tested options to allay a arrant child.
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