6 tips for a pleasant maternity period

6 tips voor een fijne kraamtijd

The maternity period is a special period after the birth of your child in which you, as a new parent, have to get used to the new situation. Also an exciting time, because what awaits you and how will you feel.

Below are a few tips on how you can be well prepared for your maternity period:

  1. Inform yourself: Read books, articles and websites about childbirth, breastfeeding, baby care and maternity. Also discuss your questions and concerns with your obstetrician or gynecologist.

  2. Make a maternity plan: Discuss your wishes and needs during the maternity period with your partner and midwife and record them in a maternity plan. For example, you can include how you want to arrange breastfeeding, who can come for a maternity visit and what household tasks the maternity nurse will take on.

  3. Arrange practical matters: Make sure you have everything you need for the baby and for yourself, such as a co-sleeper, diapers , baby clothes, nursing pillow , a maternity package , etc. Also arrange practical matters such as maternity care. View all our maternity products here.

  4. Take rest: The postpartum period can be tiring. Therefore, try to rest as much as possible. Also before then! For example, lie down during the day when the baby is sleeping and ask your partner or maternity nurse to help you with the housework.

  5. Ask for help: Don't hesitate to ask for help from family, friends or neighbors. It is very normal to need help during the maternity period.

  6. Enjoy the time with your baby: The maternity period is a special time in which you can thoroughly enjoy your baby. Therefore, try not to put too much pressure on yourself and take the time to get used to the new situation.

Sustainable choices during your maternity period

Do you want to make sustainable choices, also during this special period? Then also read our blog 9 tips for a sustainable baby stock list .

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