If you’re a newbie parent, you’re bound to make mistakes. Even veterans flub up every now and again! Who said parenting was easy!
If you’re about to get your parenting wings, check out these ten mistakes new parents make in the first year so you can avoid them.
1. Picking Up Your Baby at Every Cry
You don’t have to pick up your baby every time he cries. Over time you’ll be able to distinguish between an “I’m hungry” cry, “I’m dirty” cry, and “I just want attention” cry. If you start picking up your baby at every peep, he’s going to expect it every time. This will create a nightmare for both you and future babysitters/daycare providers.