As a new mom, you’re likely to turn to the internet for advice, and YouTube is a great way to find tips and tricks you can bookmark and re-watch whenever you need them. Here are some helpful YouTube videos for new moms. (And dads.)
16 Different Breastfeeding Positions
This video shows several different breastfeeding holds and important tips for each position. It’s important to experiment and find the position that is most comfortable for you, and most effective for your baby.
15 Formula Feeding Basics
Considering formula feeding, or making the switch from breast to bottle? Learn about different types of formula, safe preparation tips, and bottle sterilization.
14 Introducing Baby to Pets
This video walks you through the steps to introducing your fur baby to your new bundle of joy.
13 How to Swaddle a Baby
You probably practiced this one in your childcare class before the baby was born. You might have even felt like you were a swaddling expert. But you were also practicing on a baby doll that didn’t squirm, wriggle, and kick.
12 How to Soothe a Crying Baby
Everyone has their methods, but Dr. Hamilton’s “hold” went viral!
11 Baby’s First Bath
Baby’s first bath can be a little intimidating. You’re already kind of nervous holding your itty bitty newborn, and now they’re soapy and slippery!
10 How to Take Baby’s Temperature
Ear, armpit, or rectum? This video demonstrates each method for taking a baby’s temperature.
9 Babywearing Tips
This video covers proper hip/leg positioning, neck support, and other tips to help you wear your baby in a carrier safely and comfortably.
8 Tips for Driving with Baby
You installed your car seat properly, but what are some tips for driving safely with your baby?
7 DIY Newborn Photo Shoot
Here are some great tips for taking beautiful newborn photos, just like the professionals!
6 Baby’s First Cold
Oh no! You think baby’s getting a cold. What can you do to keep your baby comfortable and make them feel better?
5 Diaper Bag Organization
What do you actually need to carry in your diaper bag? And how do you keep it neat, so that you can find exactly what you need right when you need it?
4 Baby Going Through a Growth Spurt?
What are signs and symptoms of a growth spurt? Growth spurts happen frequently throughout baby’s first year of life.
3 Is Baby Teething?
What are some signs and symptoms of teething? When can teething symptoms start showing up? Here are 7 signs that your baby is probably teething!
2 Starting Solid Foods
Starting your baby on solid foods is an important and exciting milestone. How do you know when your baby is ready to start solids? What are some of the most allergy-causing foods?
1 Baby CPR
Hopefully, you won’t ever experience a medical emergency with your little one. This video demonstrates infant CPR. It is in no way meant to replace taking a CPR/infant safety class.