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Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 5

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 5

Update: 2020-02-031


If you already have children, the excitement of a new brother or sister may be starting to wear off this week! We have some tips on overcoming sibling jealousy and helping them bond. We’ll also be asking – what’s going on down there?! We find out when the bleeding will stop and when you can have sex again. Plus, do you need to read or play with your baby yet? We hear from BabyCentre editor Joanne to find out more about reading to your newborn.

The Parent Pod is hosted by Lucy Toseland-Bolton and Claire Mutimer, both mums to young children and both BabyCentre parents. It is produced by BabyCentre UK and Tin Shed Productions. Download all 48 episodes now.

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BabyCenter is one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources in the world. The website, app, social media platforms and regular email bulletins offer medically-evidenced based information for those trying to conceive, parents-to-be, as well as mums and dads once their baby has arrived.

Sign up for weekly emailed bulletins and download the BabyCentre app through the App Store or Google Play to follow your pregnancy week-by-week through to the first year of your baby’s life.

If you're interested in reading more about some of the topics in this episode, the following links may be useful:

5 week old

Sibling rivalry: why it happens, and what to do about it

Reading to your baby: when to start and how to do it

Your body after pregnancy

Disclaimer: The podcasts don’t replace medical advice and you should always speak to your own doctor, midwife or clinician if you have any concerns.









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Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 5

Parent Pod from BabyCentre - newborn week 5