The first time your child is ill


I’m sure every parent will remember the stress of their baby’s first illness.

I know I will!

For me, it started when Kory had been vomiting, was struggling to keep any of his milk down and I was just feeling awful because I wasn’t sure what to do for the best!

For any parents who haven’t been through this yet, here’s some tips I found helpful:

– Remember that you know your baby best, if you feel like something is wrong or just not right, go with your instinct.

– Don’t feel stupid for taking your baby to the GP or emergency room with any concerns you may have.

– Expect extra cuddles!

– Don’t be afraid to ask for help.

– Accept that you probably won’t get much done whilst your baby is unwell (the housework can wait!)

– If you usually keep to a routine, drop it. Let your baby feed and sleep whenever they want to.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s