24 minutes | Jun 8th 2018

The 4th Trimester - How to Have a Happy Baby

In this episode, we talk about the lessons learned from the book Happiest Baby on the Block by Dr. Harvey Karp and how it worked with our 3rd baby.  It is critical to take care of mom in her postpartum period.  Truly colicky babies are really quite rare. To help them sleep and feel contented during the first three months of a baby's life also known as the 4th Trimester, Babies like the following things:  Babies need noise Babies need motion Swaddling works amazing on babies to help them sleep Cuddling does not spoil babies  Give baby something to suck You be the swing for 3 short months.  If you are awaiting your bundle of joy or just gave birth, try these basic principles to keep your baby happy and help keep you mentally healthy during your postpartum period.  For the links to all the favorite products mentioned in the show and complete show notes go to The 4th Trimester: How to Have a Happy Baby at LaboyJoy.com LaboyJoy.com  Join us at our Facebook community of Moms like you raising teens and tots. www.facebook.com/groups/laboyjoycommunity Until Next Time!  Music Credit Pond5 Sweet Baby Freedom by LowNotes
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