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Taking Care of Yourself

Self-Care for Parents

Any time you travel on an airplane, the flight attendants announce that if the oxygen masks drop down, you should first put on your own mask, and ‘then assist small children.’ This is good parenting advice for life in general. Yes, our children have many needs that need to be met, and even more desires they would like you to fulfill. But in order to have the energy to care for them, you need to make sure that you’re also taking care of yourself!

Self-care for Parents of Newborns

Parents of newborns need to take extra care of themselves as they adjust to parenting, recover from birth and meet the needs of their baby. Here are some ideas to help parents of newborns keep themselves healthy and well.

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