The transition of a fetus, from the protection of amniotic fluid and dependence on the placenta for nutrition and oxygen, to a crying, air-breathing baby entering the world is an inexplicable source of joy and wonderment. Panic sets in when there are complications during birth, and oxygen needs to be administered through venturi mask, and then relief sets in once your little one is ready to go home. To make sure that the baby enjoys normal development and continued health, it is very important to take good care of the baby and in the correct way. As a new parent, if you are feeling at a loss for what to do, then read on for an overview of how to take care of your newborn.
- Get familiar with the behavior and habits
- Keep a constant eye on the baby's health and well-being
- Divide duties
- Don't hesitate to seek help