Your baby has arrived. Now what? Read our guide about what to expect following the birth of baby.
The first 24 hours after having Baby Congratulations you made it and survived labour, baby’s out what’s next? For me, the first 24 hours after birth was exhilarating and a bit hazy. Sleep deprivation and the huge responsibility of making sure this tiny human survives was a big shock to the system. No one really tells you just how life-changing it can be introducing a newborn baby to the world truly is. My husband and I were naïve and didn’t expect the level of exhaustion and attention a newborn baby demands. Nor, did I ever think ‘baby blues’ (day four) was a real thing. Well wasn’t I surprised. So how do you survive? What should you expect during the first 24 hours? Skin to skin conta . . .
Your memories of completing forms, booking through, unrobing and going through to birthing fade the moment you have your newborn baby in your arms. A fresh chapter in your life has opened. There is so much to look forward to. But first, what happens next? Well, babies are communicative right from the beginning. Crying can mean several things like my nappy’s wet, I’m cold, I’m feeling hungry and so on, and you will soon learn to spot the differences. They are also great conversationalists as they hiccup, sneeze, grunt and squeak at feeding time. Do not be startled if baby throws their arms out in a reflex or wants to curl up as if in your womb. This is part of what to expect in the first few days in hospital. Change the su . . .
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The first 24 hours after having Baby Congratulations you made it and survived labour, baby’s . . .
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