- Surprise her with a delicious meal or two.
- Run errands for her - grocery shopping, pick up dry cleaning.
- Baby-sit while she takes a nap or bath (stay in her home and hold her baby).
- Have play dates and assist mom's other children in daily activities (take older siblings to dance, sports or music lesson).
- Be a good listener.
- Help with chores like laundry or cleaning.
- Bring her a basket of healthy snacks.
What are ways that you have encouraged a new mom?