Essential Skills For New Mothers

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We know that becoming a parent can be both exciting and overwhelming, and we are here to provide you with helpful tips and information to guide you through this exciting journey.

As a new mother, you will undoubtedly have many questions and concerns about caring for your newborn. Our course will cover a wide range of topics, including feeding, sleeping, diaper changing, and general care for your baby. We will also discuss important components of essential newborn care – ensuring warmth, immediate skin-to-skin care, early breastfeeding, umbilical cord care, eye care, Vitamin K administration, and immunization.

In addition to practical information, we will also explore the emotional and psychological aspects of parenting, including the importance of self-care and building a support system. We will provide you with strategies for managing the challenges of caring for a newborn, as well as ways to celebrate the joys of parenthood.

We hope that this course will give you the tools and confidence you need to navigate the early weeks and months of parenting with ease. So, let’s get started!

Here is a list of the subjects this course will cover.

Essential Skills for New Mothers

Essential skills for new mothers

Returning Home With Your New Baby
• Returning Home With Your New Baby
• The Umbilical C

Breast Feeding
• Breastfeeding
• Mastitis
• Breast Compression
• Expressing Breast Milk

Crying Babies
• How Can I Soothe My Crying Baby?
• How Can I Tell If My Baby Is Teething?

• How Can I Put My Baby To Sleep?
• Using Dummies, Pacifiers
• What Is Swaddlin

Baby Hygiene
• Bathing Your Baby
• How Do I Change a Baby’s Nappy Or Diaper?
• Baby Hygiene – Important Points To Remem

How can I tell if my newborn baby is sick?
• How Can I Tell If My Newborn Baby Is Sick?
• What Is Jaundice?
• Why Do Newborn Babies Suffer From Colic?

• What To Do If Your Newborn Has Diarrhoea

Extra Tips
• How Should I Exercise My Newborn?
• Vaccinations
• Vitimin K

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About Instructor


As a celebrated singer and songwriter, Chrissy has not only made a name for herself in the music industry, but has also made a positive impact in the field of child welfare. Over 33 years ago, she created the My Body is My Body Programme, in collaboration with the Departments of Education and Human Services in the United States. After travelling the country and successfully presenting the program to over 350,000 children, she saw an opportunity to reach even more children by animating the program for distribution on the internet. Today, the program has been translated into 26 languages and has positively impacted over 2 million children in 60 countries through both online and in-person presentations. With the support of her dedicated team of worldwide Ambassadors and Volunteers, she continues to make a meaningful impact in the world of child protection. She is committed to creating a safer world for all children. The MBIMB Programme, Courses and Resources are all free of charge to everyone. Thanks to all those who have supported her mission and made it a success. MY Body is MY Body Foundation Charity Number 1199901

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  • 7 Lessons
  • 22 Topics
  • 21 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate
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