You need to know how much the baby should be eating for it’s age and how often it should be fed. You also need to know about sterilizing bottles and nipples if you are bottle feeding. This is how you can take care of your baby health issues before they begin.
If you are breast feeding you have to learn how to do that as well. You also have to know how to burp the baby so that they do not get a tummy ache. If your baby does get an upset stomach there are gas drops you can give your baby that you can buy over the counter.
If it concerns you to give your new baby medicine that the doctor did not prescribe for them then you can call your doctor for advice first. You should know how to handle a sick baby before you take the baby home with you. You can call the baby’s pediatrician if you feel you need to but a low fever or little cold is really nothing to panic over.
It is also important that you have the baby’s nursery ready before he or she comes into this world. You want to be able to take your precious baby home and put him into his crib so that he can get use to his surroundings.
Many people will want to stop by for a visit when you get home with your baby. It is not a good idea to have a lot of people around the baby at once. It could become overwhelming for everyone. You also want to keep anyone that has been sick out of the house.
You may want to have hand sanitizer or hand soap for people to use before holding your baby. Babies can get sick very easy. It is important to keep your baby away from sick people. Keep your baby’s doctors number close in case you need it.