10 Things to Know About Newborns
lauraf > 31 March 2017
Original article found on www.parents.com written by Tricia O'Brien from American Baby
Baby may be, well, a little funny-looking.
Don't expect rewards -- smiles or coos -- until about the 6-week mark.
The soft spot can handle some handling.
They'll let you know if they are getting enough food.
Give baby sponge baths until the umbilical cord falls off.
Now how to change a nappy.
Dry skin is the norm for newborns.
You don't have to hole up at home.
Babies cry a lot -- that's how they communicate!