Provisions for The New Mom
Becoming a new mom is a life changing experience and for you to enjoy being one needs a lot of readiness, not just physically, emotionally, mentally, but having the right gear to prep you up right after giving birth. So, here are necessities that a new mother should consider.
Be Ready with Essential Oil
Healing and recovering after a child delivery are what a new mother must be given time to undergo, as they help in restoring the metabolism of the mother as her body prepares for the new adjustment of feeding her baby. One good measure in helping the new mom to experience this process with ease and comfort is to apply essential oils, like lavender oil, in her regular baths.
Breastfeeding is an important requirement and after birth activity for a new mother, because breast milk contains the complete nutrients which a baby needs. An available breast pump can be useful in managing the supply of breast milk for the baby. A breast pump helps in these situations – it pumps out extra milk of the mother, which can be stored in the freezer for a later date, or when the mother’s breast is sore or engorged, pumping out the milk can relieve her from the pressure. Feeding the baby can be easily provided either by direct breastfeeding or bottle feeding using the pumped and stored breast milk of the mother.
Worth of Dry Shampoo
Motherhood can be a taxing occupation, such that for a new mother all her energy can be sapped out from feeding, bathing, and putting to sleep on her baby. Even a quick fix like a dry shampoo can energized back the new mother, feeling refreshed and clean.
Having a thermos bottle can help provide that immediate warm water to fix you some tea or hot drink which you can easily get by while your baby is sleeping. For a bottle-fed baby which depends on formula milk, a thermos bottle will be most useful as it can store sterilized water for mixing the milk.
The Use of Breast Pads
New moms, who go for breast feeding, need breast pads to protect their blouses or dresses from milk leaks, which can prove embarrassing when the milk leaks get out of hand and no breast pads to cover it.
The above essentials are just a few among many necessities for a new mother and it is important that preparing for these things must be done with, if possible, ahead of time even before child delivery, so that they are all available when the need arises.