How to prepare yourself to cope with your newborn's first week at home
You may feel love at first sight for your baby, but for many mums, bonding takes place over the next few days or weeks. Skin-to-skin will help you feel closer to your little one.
NEW-MUM TIP: Try not to be too anxious when you pick up your baby. In the first few weeks your baby has little head control, so support him with a hand under his head and shoulders, or both hands under his arms with your fingers supporting his head.
The first 48 hours with your new baby