S2E7: Understanding Childhood Fever and a conversation with Dr Doireann O'Leary: Insights on Grandparent Involvement, Maternity Leave & Social Media Presence
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In this episode, we start off with a deep dive into childhood fever, debunking common myths and providing practical advice on how to monitor your child's temperature without the constant worry.
Our conversation then transitions with Dr Doireann O'Leary to a reflective exploration of the unexpected surprises and challenges that come with parenthood. The involvement of grandparents, the overwhelming sea of information, and the importance of professional advice are all up for discussion. We aim to provide reassurance for new parents feeling a little lost and overwhelmed by their new roles.
In the final part of our episode, we delve into the often unseen aspects of parenting like maternity leave, supportive spouses, and maintaining a social media presence. We encourage parents to take confidence in their decisions, lean on their communities, and embrace professional help when needed. We also explore how journaling can serve as a form of self-care in managing stress during this transformative period. Join us on Baby Tribe podcast as we navigate through the beautiful mess that is parenthood.