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Attention Moms! Quick Tips For Your Afternoon

In our last post we shared some tips on what you can do with your baby in the morning. Today we will discuss some quick tips on things you can do with your baby in the afternoon.

What to do with your baby in the Afternoon

  • Household tasks – put your baby in a front pack baby carrier and carry her with you as you wash dishes, start laundry, etc.
  • Highchair Play-Time – put your baby in a highchair, bouncy chair or a baby swing while you prepare lunch.
  • Mommy & Baby Nap-Time–  lay your baby down for a nap in its bed and try to lay down for nap yourself or have some time to read or relax.

  • Afternoon walk – getting out the house for some fresh air and exercise is always a great idea even if you had a morning walk.
  • Mommy & Baby Play-Time– try a new activity such as introducing a new toy, play music, sing, dance, or paint with your baby.
  • Baby Play-Time–  Find a safe spot to prop your baby up on a Boppy pillow or place your baby in an activity center or playpen, and let them play on their own for a while.

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We hope you enjoyed this post and learned something that could help a mom or mom-to-be and her precious baby stay healthy, happy, and safe. Stayed tuned for our next post on what to do with your baby in the evening. What do you do with your baby in the afternoon? We love to hear from you so give us your feedback on our posts and share your thoughts and opinions. Visit and like/follow our social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube) with more information supporting the cause of keeping black babies alive and healthy!

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