Life with a newborn baby is exciting, amazing and oh so exhausting.
Those first few days, weeks and months seem like a big blur! There are so many things we don’t know and even as a second or third time mom there are things we forget in our fog.
These charts are awesome to keep around to make life easier with a brand new baby. I like printing off my favorites and saving these all in a special photo folder on my phone so I can reference them quickly.
12 Charts That Make Life With A Newborn So Much Easier
Pick your favorites!
Techniques for massage your breasts to encourage milk production from Born and Fed
Cues your baby is ready to eat – what they mean and how to calm them down from Stork Mama.
This chart would have been so helpful to me in the early days. It helps you know how much brand new babies should be eating, starting at Day One. From Romper
It’s trickier than it looks! Here’s a quick guide to keep around from MomJunction.
If you are having some postpartum depression settle in take a look at this chart. Take the suggestions and see if you feel better.
The three top positions to help get those burps out!
Help relieve ailments with reflexology. Find these trigger points on babies feet like the toes for sinuses.
Here is a step-by-step how to pump correctly so you can produce the most milk. This works so good! from Breast Pump Expert
How to effectively nurse your baby while also staying comfortable. This is perfect for mama and baby. from Fresh Milk Mama
10. Safely wear your baby
These rules for safe baby wearing are so important. Keep this reference chart around in the early days to make sure you’re doing it right.
Of course, always consult with your doctor about giving your newborn medicine. But if he agrees with the dosing, keep this chart around for a quick weight reference from The Bump
Based on how many weeks old they are, this shows you how much sleep they should get throughout the day including night time and naps. From Pregnant Chicken
Congrats on your new bundle of joy, mama. I hope these charts are helpful to you and your family.
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Liz is a just a mom trying to keep it real about how little she sleeps, how often she gets puked on and how much she loves them. You can find her here every day writing about real-mom moments.