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From car seats and other supplies to helping older siblings cope, here's some advice to help you get your newborn settled in at home.

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Video About the Early Days with your Baby

Video About the Early Days with your Baby

August 13, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Watch to learn about how other women felt after their deliveries and advice on how to best care for your newborn, including breastfeeding.
Develop a Breastfeeding Plan

Develop a Breastfeeding Plan

August 12, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

The process of preparing to breastfeed should begin before you even have your baby.
Planning for Maternity and Parental Leave

Planning for Maternity and Parental Leave

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

The two different kinds of leave from work available to parents are maternity leave and parental leave. Maternity leave is available only for the birth mother.
Preparing for Visitors With Your New Baby

Preparing for Visitors With Your New Baby

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Family and friends will likely be excited to meet your new baby, but a constant stream of visitors can disturb your sleep and rest time.
Making Sure Your Will Includes Your Baby

Making Sure Your Will Includes Your Baby

August 8, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Having a will in place is a key undertaking, particularly once you become a new parent.
Choosing a Crib and Mattress

Choosing a Crib and Mattress

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

According to the Canadian Paediatric Society, the safest place for a baby to sleep is in his or her own crib.
Choosing and Installing a Car Seat

Choosing and Installing a Car Seat

August 5, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Here's some advice on choosing and installing the right seat, the right way.
Important Paperwork for Newborns

Important Paperwork for Newborns

August 2, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Find out what you need to know about registering your baby's birth and signing up for various benefits.
Bringing Your Newborn Baby Home

Bringing Your Newborn Baby Home

August 2, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Most new parents are both anxious and excited about bringing their baby home for the first time. Here are some tips to help you welcome your newborn.
Preparing Siblings to Meet Your New Baby

Preparing Siblings to Meet Your New Baby

August 2, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If you have other children at home, make sure they're ready to welcome their new brother or sister. Here's some advice that can help.

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