Tip: Wash a few newborn basics before baby's arrival. Keep the tags and receipts for extra unworn items so you can return them later.
You've got all the gear, you've read about going through the labor, now what? We're here to help! Our Newborn Basics workshop is a two hour interactive session of what to expect the first six weeks of your baby's life. We'll cover basics like diapering, feeding and safety, as well as ways to keep your baby happy. This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get a glimpse of what to expect.
Taking a during your pregnancy can prepare you for the real thing. But feeding and diapering a baby doll isn't quite the same. During your hospital stay, make sure to ask the nurses for help with basic baby care. Don't hesitate to ask the nurse to show you how to do something more than once! Remember, practice makes perfect. Before discharge, make sure you — and your partner — are comfortable with these newborn care basics: