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10 vital ways to nurture your baby's growing brain!

My goal in this post is to give you easy tips to help nurture your baby’s growing brain during their first year of life. The first year of life is when majority of brain growth occurs! Babies are born with only 25% of their brain volume and over the course of the next 12 months their brain will triple in size! A baby’s brain grows by 1% every day for the first 3 months of life.

Post Birth Plan

You create your birth plan, select your support team, maybe even prep some meals for the first week postpartum.

However, something we don't help mothers prepare for very well is their postpartum recovery.

The postpartum period is a time of tremendous adjustment. It’s very common to have high highs and low lows during your transition period. It’s common to miss your old life while being entirely in love with this new little human

Newborn Care Fact Sheet

It’s really easy to get conflicting information on what’s best for your baby from your provider, nurses, family members and friends. And, it can be hard to tell which pieces of information are fact, opinion, or myth.

Even if you get the right information from your care team, you’re not always given an explanation WHY it’s recommended. Understanding the importance and rationale for certain recommendations gives a bit of perspective and can help new parents cope with the heavy load of caring for a newborn!