• Learn and Enjoy Being a Parent!
Only a few women have the natural ability to become mothers. Most need time to learn to live it. So don’t worry too much if you feel you have to learn a lot!
You also have to understand that every baby is unique and has a different character. Mother’s experience with one another in caring for and raising their children may also be very different. Just walk calmly. Being a mother does require a lot of practice, patience, and the desire to love the baby.
Remember also that being a good mother is not limited to being skilled at feeding, changing diapers, or following a baby to sleep. A good mother must also be able to make the baby feel happy, safe, and get enough attention and affection.
The childish side is needed when you become a mother later. Mothers must be prepared to play a lot, sing children’s songs, and read stories in a funny voice. Enjoy all the stages of your child’s growth, because that period will not be repeated. Unwittingly, your child has grown up and is independent.
• Learn the Basic Theories of Caring for Babies
The best way to start learning about baby care is to ask relatives or close friends. With them, you can freely ask questions without feeling awkward. Even more exciting, if by chance they still have babies now. There’s nothing wrong with my mother observing or even practicing direct care for the baby.
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