Go ahead and RSVP “Yes” to that party or gathering this season. While having a newborn is a great excuse to get out of getting dressed up and socializing, you don’t have to stay home.
Most couples assume they either need to miss out on the party, or hire a babysitter to watch a very young new human while they spend a few hours out – typically worrying about their baby. The best part of the newborn stage is that babies typically sleep, especially when being held. Granted, they nurse around the clock and also cry, but when fed, are dry, and are being snuggled, newborns generally fall asleep. Continue reading