Lesson 5: Playing + bonding with your baby

Spoiler alert: Cooing + snuggling is a motherhood job requirement, and you are going to L-O-V-E it!

Lesson 5: Playing + bonding with your baby

Playing + bonding with your baby—in other words, the fun stuff!


This lesson will teach you how to comfort + bond with your baby, and how to start playing with your baby in ways that help support their developmental milestones.

Spoiler alert: Cooing + snuggling is a motherhood job requirement, and you are going to L-O-V-E it!

Lesson 5: Playing + bonding with your baby


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Motherly's 4th Trimester 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

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