Tips for first-time parents on raising a happy baby

All first-time parents are always nervous if they are doing the right things. It's okay because parenting is a life-long learning process. Every parent-child relationship is unique. What works for others may not work for you. Take time to get to know and understand your baby. 

Caring for a new baby brings both joy and anxiety especially when he's getting fussy. You might not always be able to guess why he is irritable. Touching and cuddling him will surely calm him down. Make sure he gets a good night sleep. How well your baby has slept through the night affects his mood during the day.

When choosing a diaper for your newborn, pick the one that good absorbency, soft to the skin, and breathable. It is also important that your baby is wearing the right size to make sure that the diaper stays in place to avoid leaking especially when sleeping.  Uni-Love Airpro baby Diaper has breathable layer  and ultrasoft topsheet.  It neutralizes the skin's pH level to avoid skin irritation. It also has an overnight leakage protection for uninterrupted sleep. 

Lovingly talk to your baby as often as you can. He will find the sound of your voice very comforting. When you are cleansing him during diaper changes, you can tell him about what you are doing. Make him feel that you enjoy taking care of him. He will feel the love from the tone of your voice. Don't just use any ordinary wipes. 

For your baby's sensitive skin, use Uni-Love Unscented Baby Wipes. It contains the natural properties of aloe vera, lanolin and Vitamin E. It is natural, mild and effective cleansing for your baby's delicate skin and prevents rashes. It is also proved to have thicker and softer fabric compared to ordinary wipes. 

Newborns do not have teeth yet but you should clean your baby's mouth after feeding. He might feel a bit of discomfort and cry. Pause and stroke him to make him feel safe. Put him in a comfortable position and then try again wiping his gums gently. When his teeth starts coming out, you can begin using a soft toothbrush and age-appropriate toothpaste. 

At age 3, you can use Uni-Love Probiotic Training Toothpaste for Toddlers. It promotes healthy oral care habit for your toddler’s primary teeth and is available in strawberry ice cream flavor for a more enjoyable brushing experience.

Touching, smiling, singing, and talking to your newborn creates a bond that contributes in your child's happy disposition and well-being. Make Uni-Care your partner in raising a happy baby. Save on exclusive deals with Uni-Care's Shopee Brand Spotlight on January 25.