A brand new baby.
A wonderful, exciting and intense time.
Without doubt, many new mums and dads are ‘jolted’ into parenthood - the steep learning curve in the initial weeks of parenthood can leave us feeling tired, overwhelmed and unsure.
For first-time parents this is all ‘new’ after all, and most of us look for guidance, finding ourselves searching desperately for the instruction manual for this new little person.
The mass of parenting books can be contradictory, as can the suggestions of well-meaning friends and rellies....
All the advice can be confusing.