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Can You Spoil Your Newborn?

Can You Spoil Your Newborn? - Pregnancy - 2021

A newborn isn’t manipulative. They cry because they need you. Our job as parents is to listen to our instincts and feed, comfort, and love the little guy as needed. ⁣

When you respond to your baby’s cries, he learns, “this place is awesome!”⁣

Believe it or not, picking up your baby when he cries, leads to independence. Why? Because when you meet your baby’s needs, she develops a sense of security and confidence, which in turn leads to independence ⁣

As your baby gets older, crying will not always be because she needs you. She’ll have wants, “I want your glasses.” “I want your hot coffee.” … and that’s when you’ll need to set limits and teach your baby… “I love you, but No. “You can’t have my glasses, the knife, the hot coffee.”⁣

𝘽𝙪𝙩 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙣𝙤𝙬, 𝙞𝙛 𝙮𝙤𝙪 𝙝𝙖𝙫𝙚 𝙖 𝙣𝙚𝙬𝙗𝙤𝙧𝙣, 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣𝙠 𝙖𝙗𝙤𝙪𝙩 𝙗𝙪𝙞𝙡𝙙𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙩𝙧𝙪𝙨𝙩 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙡𝙤𝙫𝙚. ⁣

@healthiest_baby ⁣



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