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taking care of baby alone

0 to 1 years

Created by Swati Sharma
Updated on Oct 09, 2017

hi all.. me and my husband live in Assam,away from family due to his job.. I suffered from PPD after delivery.. so came Delhi to my mum's home.. now have to go back.. actually I m very affraid of taking care of baby alone.. my experience was so horrible that I can't even tell.. extreme anxiety and zero confidence.. now m feeling good but still doubtful if I will be able to take care of my baby or not.. so my question is can one with no experience with kids be able to raise their 6 months old baby alone or not.. please help.. sorry for long post..

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| Mar 28, 2019

Hi Swati, If you are afraid of handling your newborn and don't have an idea to take care of your child you can enroll yourself in the childcare program. I also took the newborn care guidelines from an online platform Abudo they have excellent parenting guides. Have a look on this program https://abudo.com/our-courses/child-care/

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| Oct 10, 2017

thanks Sindhu Poorani Divya Gourav Gupta and Shikha Batra .. your comments are really encouraging.. I just feel so alone in Assam.. what if something bad happen to my baby what would I do.. all those stupid thoughts come in my mind..

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| Oct 10, 2017

hi swati there is no doubt in it. you are the best care taker for your kid. even I passed through same phase as I was also loving away from family due to my husband's job. just make a plan and follow it. try finishing all work like cooking when baby is asleep so when baby gets up your full concentration will be on her.

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| Oct 09, 2017

ofcrse dear u can do evrythng.. every mother s inexperienced only. but u will learn everything once u'll start doing dis...

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| Oct 09, 2017

hi Swati Sharma ! I can understand ur apprehensions. just like u all mothers of new borns including me have faced this dilemma whether we will be able to take care of our baby well. my girls are 8 ans 5 years old respectively and I still feel, each day is a learning experience. dear literature says a lot and so does research but trust me it's completely different from the practical one. it's this everyday experience which will make u a better parent. we all do mistakes, u too will learn a lot from yr mistakes , and take it in yr stride. God has given us this motherly instinct which will not let go anything wrong with our children. rest assured, u will do a great job and u r an awesome mother and will continue to be so.. tkcare. happy parenting!

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