Teaching mums about typical sleeping and crying patterns in newborns / babies and giving information on how to settle little ones was seen to improve maternal depression scores in recent study published online January 6 2014 in Pediatrics. It also helped daytime sleep issues.
Having support in caring for your newborn is so important. Family support helps, as can Health Visitors and GP’s.
Your qualified paediatric osteopath can also give you information on helping little ones settle to sleep, getting help with baby’s crying and understanding what is ‘normal’.