Baby Basics: The fundamentals of newborn care

Its funny–I see so many women who despite having other children, have forgotten the ins and outs of basic infant care. In some cases, its been years between babies.  In other cases, I think “momnesia” has set in. (Do you know what that is? Its the endless supply of forgetfulness most new moms have for at least a year after their first child is born. Never seemed to go away for me though…)  Anyway, regardless of the cause, a lot of moms are unsure when it comes to how to properly clean an umbilical cord, care for a circumcision,  or even give a bath.   Continue reading “Baby Basics: The fundamentals of newborn care”