Your Baby, Week 38

If you think being a mom is the hardest job you’ve ever had—you aren’t alone!

mom and dad kissing baby

With all the extra work that a baby brings, it can be difficult to carve out time for yourself. You may also feel that the stress level has increased in your household since the baby arrived.

Remember to nurture yourself and your relationship with your partner.

  • Hire a babysitter and have a date night with Dad.
  • Spend some time relating to other adults
  • Read, listen to music, or go for a jog

You’re a mortal, not SuperMom—so give yourself a break from time to time.

For safety - don't use a baby walker.

Safety is your top concern for your child. Just as you put your infant in a car seat, you may think that putting your child in a baby walker is safe too. But according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), baby walkers dangerous and should be discarded. Find out why.

Tummy troubles? What to look for.

If your baby seems fussy and you’ve fed and changed him, he may have an upset stomach or colic. But don’t worry, there are lots of things you can do to make your little one more comfortable and keep both of you calm. Read what to look for and what to do.

Should we wait?

After experiencing the joy of bringing home their first baby, some women know right away that they want to have another child. But getting pregnant again too soon can pose risks.   Should you wait?