Karabo Mokoena
Content producer
3 minute read
14 May 2019
1:00 pm

The schedule of a new mom

Karabo Mokoena

A lot of moms kept giving me advice about how being a mother does not come with a handbook.

You just do what you can and it works. I did what I could but it was not working. My daughter was very ‘colicky’, reflux was the bane of our existence, and she just did not want to sleep. I was using a pregnancy and parenting app at that time and it showed the importance of physically noting what time your baby eats, sleep, wakes up and bath. From the 13th of November 2017, I started jotting down what time she wakes and eats and does all the other things a person her age does. It is important to note...