It’s amazing how much your entire brain changes when you have a baby… my mind is consumed by completely new things, all day every day. I have no idea how new mothers ever survived without the researching tools we have available to us today… between the countless books I have on my shelves and the internet, I’m reluctant to ever call a doctor with a “stupid” question.
So, I give you…
SuperMommy Paranoia – Things I’ve Googled Since Giving Birth (in no specific order)
How often should I be breasfeeding my newborn?
How long should I breastfeed my newborn at each sitting?
Breastfeeding tips – latching
Cures for bleeding nipples
How much milk should my newborn be drinking every day?
How much milk should I be pumping per session?
Is it normal for one breast to produce more milk?
Is it okay for my newborn to breastfeed if my nipples are bleeding?
When should I supplement formula?
How do I stimulate my breasts to produce more milk?
How often should I bathe my baby?
Why does my baby have a rash on her face?
Should I use ointment if my baby doesn’t have diaper rash?
When would I use baby powder vs A&D vs Desitin?
How many diapers should my baby go through per day?
Does beer help produce milk?
How do I know if my breastshields for my breastpump fit properly?
Symptoms of thrush – how do I know if I have it?
When do babies smile?
How do I know when to go up a diaper size?
Can you overfeed a newborn?
How do I get my baby to sleep in her bassinett?
How to swaddle a baby
What if my baby doesn’t like being swaddled?
How much alcohol can I drink while I’m breastfeeding?
Is it necessary to pump & dump if I drink wine while breastfeeding?
How do I trim by baby’s fingernails?
How do you bite your baby’s fingernails?
Is it normal for my 1 month old to still be wearing preemie diapers?
Do I have to warm up my baby’s bottle or can she drink it cool?
Seriously… there’s more. I just can’t remember everything because I usually google on my iphone while I’m breastfeeding in the middle of the night. If I had to call my doctor to ask all of these questions, he would probably fire me.