Getting through the end of year festivities is a test of endurance for many of us, but if your family has the joyous addition of a new baby, we can end up feeling tested beyond our limits.
The seemingly endless round of school concerts and end of year parties, not to mention the preparations for your family's celebrations, not only leaves us a little flustered, but our babies can really struggle with the constant comings and goings, being held by strangers and general stimulus.
So, our team has put together our top tips for not only surviving, but actually thriving through this period.
We also have a podcast on life with a newborn during the festive season with Dr Howard Chilton, filled with insights into newborns and how to best meet their needs.
And if you're needing special help...
Let's face it, we could ALL do with more help than we have. This mighty job of raising children takes more than just one or two parents. As the saying goes "It takes a village to raise a child", so make sure you reach out to services such as these for support:
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