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Common questions new parents ask

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Although everything has been leading up to the moment when you leave hospital and take your baby home, it’s probably still a bit of a shock when it finally happens! So don’t worry if you’re feeling a bit nervous to start with – it’s understandable. The good news is that you’ll have plenty of expert help around you in the first ten days, with your midwife or health visitor dropping in to check that everything’s going well, and answer any questions you might have. We’re here to help you too, with some top tips for those early days.

Common question new parents have

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For more information on looking after your newborn baby, speak to your midwife. There’s also a lot of useful information at Ready Steady Baby.

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Last updated: 7 Jun, 2022