My biggest tip for those that get nervous holding a new babe is to relaxxx! To be honest, I had to cue in my hubby on how to relax and just snuggle up with Monroe.. I think it's a Mama's instinct to know how to do this.. I swear the goober was made to fit in my arms hehe! You can cradle how a baby.. snuggle them close.. you can hold them to your chest too.. like a snug little bug.. do whatever feels natural! Baby always picks up on your emotions.. so if you are nervous, they might be too.. just be yourself.. and give them a cozy place to relax :) Oh and always support the head! Always :)

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    I was never nervous...but I know I was nervous when other people held my babies!
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    Birth: September 29
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    I am a new Mama.. married to my sweet Husband! I am a barre3 addict and a Team Leader here on Moms.com! I feel so blessed to do what I love and live life with the ones who make it magical.