Self Care Ideas for New Moms

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As a new mom myself, I know how essential it is to make time for yourself, even if it’s just a few minutes at a time. There’s A LOT to take on when you become a mother for the first time and practicing self care is something that will help keep you sane. Enjoy this list of 20+ self care ideas for new moms for inspiration!

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Self Care Ideas for New Moms

Self Care Ideas for New Moms

  1. Get a mani/pedi
  2. Get hair done
  3. Take a bubble bath
  4. Watch a show
  5. Do a face mask
  6. Do your hair-curl/straighten/anything that makes you feel put together
  7. Have a date night with your spouse
  8. Have a girl’s night out with your friends
  9. Shop for clothes that make you feel confident in your postpartum body
  10. Spend time with family and friends
  11. Journal
  12. Grab yourself a Starbucks
  13. Leave the house
  14. Set boundaries for you and your baby- becoming a mom is overwhelming!
  15. Go for a walk and get some fresh air
  16. Eat full meals
  17. Meditate
  18. Move your body
  19. Read
  20. Practice affirmations
  21. Take a nap
  22. Schedule time for your favorite hobbies

As a first time mom, how to you like to practice self care? Which item on this list was your favorite? Share in the comments!

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