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Beating New-Mom Boredom

Pregnancy and childbirth are indeed the most painful and tiresome stages of womanhood, but truly the most fulfilling, especially for partners who have been wanting to start a family, as babies serve as a family’s source of pride and joy. For new mothers, the first few days, and even months, after childbirth can be the most challenging as this is when babies need the closest care, but for new mothers who are used to working busy days prior to pregnancy and childbirth, this stage can bring boredom especially that this is also the stage where babies spend most of their days just sleeping.

During the infancy period, where babies sleep at least 12 hours a day and spend their waking hours either playing, crying, or being fed, most new moms will find themselves either tired or bored but without much to do as they are tied to child care 24/7 especially when they do not have a nanny or caregiver to assist them with the tasks involve in the process. Often times, boredom happens among women who are used to working through a busy career before giving birth, and having to stay home alone for many days can make them feel too idle.

Since new moms often have to stay home most of the days, keeping some items close within your reach will help to bust away the feeling of boredom, perhaps a couple of novel books or magazines, a mobile device you can use to surf the net, or any item that can keep you entertained for hours while your baby is latched on you. Also, taking advantage of your baby’s sleeping hours to get some rest for yourself will also help so you can have more energy to multi task if needed once your baby is awake again for a few hours.

If you have rested enough, heading outdoors with your baby maybe for a walk around the neighborhood or a nearby park will also help to invigorate you especially in the morning, when your baby can also catch some of that early sunlight to keep them warm. For this, however, you will require any of the best travel system strollers available, one that can preferably double as a stroller and car seat so you can conveniently travel with your baby anywhere you want without having to transfer them from one seat to another or carry an extra utility just to carry your baby around.

Having your first baby can be really tiring and draining at times but it is truly the most fulfilling and rewarding part of being a woman as even with all the tasks required to raise a child, just looking at your baby smile at you everyday is enough to take all the tiredness away.