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The first week home with a baby? The baby may not be the only one that’s crying. The first few days with a newborn can be rough. All the emotions, lack of sleep, middle of the night feedings…
Surviving the first week when you are tired, and everything is new, can be a challenge. A little preparation can go a long way in helping you succeed!
Here are some posts and videos to get you prepared…
Jamie Harrington of Totally The Bomb has done this a couple of times now. She has some tips on how to survive, and actually thrive, during that crucial first week!
Parents.com has tips for you on everything from sleep deprivation techniques to breastfeeding around the clock.
BabyCentre brings together parents to share what they wish they had known when they brought their newborn home. Get advice from other parents that have gone before.
“At three in the morning, remember that they aren’t babies forever, and eventually, you will get some sleep.”
What sounds and movements are normal for babies in that first week of life on the outside? WebMD has the answers!
A resource of posts on everything from newborn hiccups to pee.
The first week after birth: What to expect
This video not only covers baby care tips, but also what you can expect from your body that first week.
24 Hours with a Newborn Baby, How To Be a Dad
Join in for a day in the life of two parents and their newborn. The video even includes picking up the birth certificate, entertaining visitors, and a Skype call. You’ll also set to see the diaper change and feedings count. Hint, there’s a lot of them!
BABY WEEK #1 ❤ Newborn Baby Boy First Week of Life Taking Care of Baby
Mom Sandra takes care of newborn baby Adam. Clothes changes, hair combing, and more…
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