Looking after yourself as a new parent
All your energy and focus is on your newborn right now, and that’s the way nature intended it to be. But remember, it is also important to take time to look after your own health and well-being as a new parent. Sleep deprivation and stress can take their toll. Making time for yourself is essential to staying sane and making sure you are the best parent you can be!
Healthy living is about balance, and it’s easier than you think. Read our top tips for new parents to get a head start on a healthier happier lifestyle.
You are what you eat. The more balanced your diet, the more energy you will have when it’s time to take the kids to the playground. Time-poor parents can still eat well, following our simple guide to healthy but fast nutrition.
Waking up at all times of the night creates a vicious cycle, and it’s easy in those first few weeks to become a slave to the coffee pot. Read our caffeine article to make sure you are staying within the guidelines for healthy caffeine consumption.