One of the best things you can do before the new baby arrives is to stock your freezer with meals for the next 6 months. Take a look at this meal guide of Freezer Meals for New Moms I’ve put together! Trust me, you’ll be so relieved to open your freezer and have meals ready to cook after one of those long nights where you got up 5 times.
When I had my first daughter, I was totally clueless as I’m sure many new moms are. I had no idea the lack of time I’d have to do basic functions – like shower and eat. I think for the first year of my daughter’s life I survived off granola bars (not the healthy ones), cheese sandwiches, and canned soup.
Oh, and I can’t forget the coffee. Lots and lots of coffee!
Although there are many good happy memories associated with being a new mom, let’s be real; There are also many moments filled with feelings of being overwhelmed and lots of stress. It’s hard being adjusting to life with a newborn. Not fueling your body with healthy meals can make it that much harder.
Add a couple more kiddos and working a job outside of the house into the ring and us moms need all the energy we can get – and, unfortunately, we’re not going to get that from box Mac n’ Cheese.
Freezer Meals Before Baby Arrives
I discovered freezer meals after I had my second daughter. What a total game-changer!
My advice is to start stocking your freezer at around 6-7 months pregnant. I don’t know about you but after 7 months of being pregnant, I…