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3 Ways to Hold a Newborn Baby

September 13, 2022

For many new parents, holding a newborn can feel a little overwhelming. It doesn’t have to be. The most important thing to remember is to support your baby’s head and neck. Beyond that, it’s all about what works for each individual parent and baby.

Here, Bianca Sprague, a birth doula, gives us a look at three different positions that may help alleviate gas and soothe your newborn. When it comes to holding a newborn, practice makes perfect.