Perspectives from a New Mother: Concerns


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Brief Observations

It is natural for new parents to feel some anxiety. Newborns often have skin problems and breastfeeding mothers don’t know if their baby is getting enough. This mother learned to reduce her anxiety by consulting her midwife about skin rashes and looking to her baby for feeding cues.


Dr. Padmapriya Kandhadai