|Newborn Tips#1: Don't Hush-A-Bye-Baby|
|You don't have to be quiet while the baby is sleeping. The womb is loud, and newborns are used to the noise. When ours first came home, we watched television and I would vacuum, wash dishes and talk on the phone around her while she slept. She got used to sleeping with noise, and I could get stuff done. I am still able to vacuum in her room while she sleeps (she is 14 months), and she is peaceful and well rested when she wakes up.|
|Newborn Tips#2: Soothe Your Wailing Newborn|
|When my baby cries, I comfort her by patting her back in a heartbeat-like rhythm. That helps her burp more quickly, and it also helps her relax if she's crying from insecurity. If this doesn’t work, I also try one or all of Dr. Harvey Karp's five calming moves: swaddling, shushing, holding her on her side, swinging her or letting her suck. Sometimes it takes all six!|
Once you have your little bundle of joy in your arms, you have a different feeling and attachment with the baby. It's after a period of nine months of anxiety that you now have a beautiful baby in your arms, but what are you going to call your little sweetheart? Have you thought of a name suitable for the baby girl? While some parents are often delighted and select a name much before the baby is born, few parents wait for the baby to come into the world. Though your cuddly names will have a great list, but now it's time to choose a meaningful name for your little girl.
Choosing a name can be a difficult task as you have a huge database before you. With many beautiful choices and differences in opinions, it is really a daunting task to think what is perfect for your daughter. Many parents want to remain traditional and often choose baby girl names based on religion and tradition. Grandparents also play a vital role in choosing the names, but now-a-days parents also prefer to remain a little modern and choose latest Indian baby girl names.
There may be lots of pitfalls while trying to name your daughter and this might become obvious after you name her. Some words may have wrong connotations attached to them because of cultural ties or because the name can easily be turned to something very funny. So it is the parent's responsibility to be very careful while choosing modern Indian girls name. Always remember that the name is for Life and has a significant effect on the baby's personality and development.
|Newborn Tips#3: Help Get Your Baby to Latch|
|If you are having latch-on issues while breastfeeding your baby, you can use breast shields to help the process. This was a wonderful tip that I learned from my lactation consultant. I had to use the shields for an entire month before my baby would latch onto my own nipple without them. Had it not been for the breast shields, I would not have been able to continue nursing my baby.|
|Newborn Tips#4: Get Prepped|
|At 3 weeks, babies’ days and nights become more predictable, and you can focus on yourself in addition to your newborn. One way to do that is by reducing your stress level - and having everything ready for your hungry baby and yourself is one way to do that. Start by prepping for the next feeding as soon as the previous one is over. For example, after an 11 p.m. feeding, get ready for the 2 a.m. one by prepping whatever you need for feeding and putting out fresh drinking water for yourself so you don’t have anything to think about in the middle of the night. During the day, take advantage of the baby’s naps to work out, shower or catch up on e-mail, or take a nap too.|
There are many people who believe that speaking any word that is negative creates negative energy and anything that is positive creates a positive energy around the person. Since every identity should have a proper meaning, choosing a word from the modern Indian girls name list will help develop personality traits according to the meaning of the word. Let's discuss few modern names with their meaning that you may find useful for your daughter while naming her.
Aamani: This name is of Sanskrit origin and it means good wish or spring season. It also means a great environment that we usually observe in the early morning.
Harshika: This is a modern Hindu name and is of Indian origin. The name means joyous or one who gives happiness. Since your daughter is your life and has brought happiness to the family this name is suitable for her.
Kashvi: This is a Sanskrit name for girls which means blooming or shining. Babies with this name are often capable of analyzing, judging and have a deep understanding of life.
Parija: This latest Indian baby girl name is usually preferred by Hindu families. The meaning of this word is place of origin or source.
Some other modern names that you may want to consider for your baby girl may include Anvi, Shanaya, Kyra, Trisha, Aarohi and etc. So whether you want to remain traditional or modern, your baby girl should have a name that she will simply love all through her life.
|Newborn Tips#5: Keeping Your Baby Awake During Feedings|
|When our baby was eating slowly and sleepily, my husband and I would massage her cheek to stimulate her to eat faster. A gentle stroke with a fingertip on her cheek was all it took, and on those long sleepless nights, this simple trick was a godsend! Our friends have found it works great with their infants too. When babies eat efficiently until they're full before going to sleep, they sleep for longer between feedings. And that means you’re both likely to be calmer!|
|Newborn Tips#6: Help Your Baby Bond with Dad|
|Make sure your baby has ample time alone with Daddy. His touch and voice are different than yours, and this will begin a bonding process and give you a break. Plus, it gets the baby used to being with someone other than you. The first few times can be hard. Make sure your baby is fed and well rested, as this will give you at least one or two hours before you're needed again. Then leave Dad and the baby alone. If you stay nearby, make sure the baby can’t see or hear you, and resist the urge to go into the room and "fix" things if she starts crying. Your baby cries with you and you experiment to find out what's wrong. Dads need time to do this too - in their own way. By allowing this time, your child will learn there is more than one way to receive comfort, which will help immensely when you leave your baby with a sitter or another family member for the first time. You could have your partner bathe her, put her to bed or just read or talk to her.|