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Make Time For Yourself: A Self-Care Guide For New Parents

New parents often find it difficult to prioritize self-care. Attending to a newborn baby is challenging, and as rewarding as parenting can be—it’s no child’s play (pun intended).

First-time moms feel guilty and experience separation anxiety when they’re away from their babies. They find it difficult to go back to work, or even to indulge in some much-needed alone time.

However, you must realize the importance of taking time out for yourself to recharge and feel at peace. Here are some important self-care tips for new parents to make sure you keep stress at bay.

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Don’t Compromise On Your Sleep

Getting enough sleep is vital to stave off chronic fatigue.

Get as many hours during the day or night as you can until you build your baby’s sleeping routine. Don’t hesitate to reach out to a friend, family member or neighbor to watch the baby, while you rest.

Invest in me-time with regular sessions in an infrared sauna to help your body cool down and fall asleep easily.  

Eat Healthy

Nourishing your body with healthy, nutritious meals and wholesome foods is the first step to feeling energized and motivated. When you eat better and drink enough water, you will be able to feel good on the inside.

Don’t try to lose weight immediately if you’ve given birth and let your post-partum body take its time to get back. Start working out, only after your doctor gives you the go-ahead.

Take A Moment To Pause

When things get overwhelming, remember to cut yourself some slack and take a breather. Take a pause and breathe deeply. This will help you ground yourself and return to the moment so you can continue being the best possible parent!

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