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


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 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. 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 programme for distribution on the Internet. Today, the program 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 Charities dedicated team of worldwide Ambassadors and Volunteers, MBIMB continues to make a meaningful impact in the world of child protection. Chrissy 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. www.mbimb.org MY Body is MY Body Foundation Charity Number 1199901

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