Surviving the first 12 weeks with a newborn

20:35, Mar 07 2013
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EARLY DAYS: Don't be afraid to set visiting times so you and your baby can sleep.

As your pregnancy nears its natural conclusion and leads towards your child's birth, you may be focussed on pretty much one thing: the labour and meeting your baby. But it's also a good idea to start thinking about the next few steps - the days in hospital and those first few weeks at home - in order to make sure you, your partner and your newest family member get off to the easiest start possible.

Here are a few things to consider around the time of your child's birth, and when you're bringing her home for the first time.

 

 

 

 

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What tips have you got for new parents? What worked or didn't work for you?

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