Kim Kardashian is a new mom to daughter North West —and that means congratulations are in order. But while those first few days of motherhood are filled with joy and love, they're also filled with questions galore—even if you are a celebrity and have oodles of money! From sleep schedules to feeding times, new moms have a lot to learn about caring for their baby (as well as themselves)! To help Kim K as she embarks on her journey into motherhood, we asked parenting experts, medical authorities and real moms from around the GalTime.com community to share their best tips for bringing up baby!
1. Protect Your Little One at All Costs
Leading a public life is a true challenge and being a parent in the public eye is near impossible, but that doesn't mean it can't be done!
"Everyone from everywhere will certainly be ready to comment and pass judgment," warns Jennifer Powell-Lunder, a clinical psychologist specializing in work with tweens, teens and young adults. "Make sure you communicate consistently, kindly, and clearly with your child. Your little girl is the most important person in the world to you; she did not choose to have a parent in the public eye, so it is your job to keep her life private."
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2. Get Your Zzz’s
"Sleep when your newborn sleeps!" suggests Samantha G., a mother of four. Even though you may want to get some cleaning or laundry done while you’re little one is sleeping, use your baby's naptime wisely and catch up on your sleep as well – you're going to need it!
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