Many parents report feeling unprepared for the obstacles they encounter once the baby’s born, which often causes distress and feelings of discouragement. Books on what to expect can be helpful but the truth is that the baby has not read them. Sometimes the best help you can get is from someone who’s been there before.
There is so much to think about (and do!) when it comes to bringing a baby home for the first time. When you’re recovering from birth, caring for your baby and living off little sleep, you’ll be happy you prepared.