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Lesson 1: Newborn health

Welcome to Motherly's 4th Trimester Class, brought to you ?FREE? for the month of July by Ingenuity, creators of thoughtful, “aha" features and baby gear, designed with parenthood in mind.


Motherhood Priority #1—take care of tiny new human (aka your adorable baby).

In this lesson we'll go over all the aspects of taking care of your newborn. From the umbilical cord to diaper changes, burping to carseat safety, we've got you covered!

Just a note before we starts— YOU. ARE. YOUR. BABY'S EXPERT. This can all seem like a lot, and it can be overwhelming at first. But believe us when we say, you've got this! You love your baby and want what's best for them. The rest will fall into place!

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Check out our favorite gear from the parenting gurus at Ingenuity:

11 products that solve your biggest mama dilemmas

More inspiration about your newborn's health:


10 happy + healthy habits to start on baby's first day

Getting ready! 10 ways to prep for newborn life—before baby arrives
Your newborn care guide: 8 pediatrician tips to keep baby happy + healthy

When to call the pediatrician—

Carseat safety—

For more info on carseat safety, visit Healthychildren.org.

Print your breastfeeding + changing log—

Sources—
American Academy of Pediatrics
Healthy Parents Healthy Children

Your class lessons—

Lesson 1: Newborn health
Lesson 2: Mama health
Lesson 3: Feeding your baby
Lesson 4: Your baby's sleep
Lesson 5: Bonding + playing with your baby



As a mom of three, I frequently get a question from moms and dads of two children: “Ok, so the jump to three...how bad is it?"

Personally, I found the transition to having even one kid to be the most jarring. Who is this little person who cries nonstop (mine had colic) and has no regard for when I feel like sitting/eating/resting/sleeping?

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