6. Essential Skills For New Mothers

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!

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We acknowledge that becoming a parent encompasses a mix of excitement and overwhelm. Therefore, we commit to offering you essential tips and information, aiming to guide you smoothly through this remarkable journey.

As a new mother, you will undoubtedly face numerous questions and concerns about caring for your newborn. Initially, our course tackles a broad spectrum of topics, such as feeding, sleeping, diaper changing, and general care for your baby. Then, we delve into critical aspects of essential newborn care, ensuring warmth and promoting immediate skin-to-skin care. Early breastfeeding practices are emphasized, alongside vital routines like umbilical cord care, eye care, Vitamin K administration, and immunization schedules, to provide a comprehensive understanding and support for you and your baby’s needs..

In addition to practical information, we will also explore the emotional and psychological aspects of parenting. This includes 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.

• Returning Home With Your New Baby
• The Umbilical C

• Breastfeeding
• Mastitis
• Breast Compression
• Expressing Breast Milk

Crying Babies
• Soothing My Crying Baby?
• Is my Baby Is Teething?

• Putting My Baby To Sleep?
• Using Dummies, Pacifiers
• What Is Swaddlin

Baby Hygiene
• Bathing Your Baby
• Changing a Baby’s Nappy Or Diaper?
• Baby Hygiene – Important Points To Remem

How can I tell if my newborn baby is sick?
• Is my Newborn Baby Is Sick?
• What Is Jaundice?
• Babies and Colic?

• What To Do If Your Newborn Has Diarrhoea

Extra Tips
• Exercising My Newborn?
• Vaccinations
• Vitimin K

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About Instructor


Chrissy Sykes, the CEO and Founder of the “My Body is My Body” (MBIMB) Programme, is a renowned advocate for child protection. She is also a member of the Distinguished Advisory Council of the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) and a trustee of the Askew Foundation. As a celebrated singer and songwriter, Chrissy has made a significant impact in both the music industry and the field of child welfare. Over 34 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. She travelled the country, successfully presenting the programme to over 350,000 children. Recognising the potential to reach even more children, Chrissy decided to animate the programme for distribution on the Internet. Today, the programme has been translated into 27 languages and has positively impacted over 2 million children in 60 countries through both online and in-person presentations. With the support of the charity’s dedicated team of worldwide ambassadors and volunteers, MBIMB continues to make a meaningful impact in child protection. Chrissy is committed to creating a safer world for all children. The MBIMB Programme, courses, and resources are all offered free of charge to everyone. This initiative is supported by esteemed organisations such as Rotary International, ISPCAN, Compassion International, and End Violence Against Children. Thanks to the unwavering support from these organisations and many others, MBIMB continues to make a significant difference in the lives of children globally. For more information, visit www.mbimb.org. My Body is My Body Foundation Charity Number 1199901

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