Meeting your newborn baby for the first time is an out of this world experience which you are unlikely to forget, usually accompanied by inexplicably strong feelings of love and affection. When you bring your baby home, you will want to do everything in your power to care and protect him or her. There will be much to learn but there is no strict right or wrong way, you have to find your own way to be the parent you want to be with your own baby. However, it will help if you find out as much as you can about caring for a newborn baby and the following videos provide facts and advice by Midwives and Health Visitors, as well as tips by mums who reveal their own experiences of being a new mum.

TOP TIP: Trust your own maternal instincts, as they will usually be right. If you have any worries at all about your newborn, do not delay seeking reassurance or medical advice from your Health Visitor or GP.

Breastfeeding

Bottle Feeding

Sleep Safety

Nappies

Calm Crying

Bathing Baby

Colic

Immunisations