Question by  MK56 (6)

What are the top things to know about caring for your newborn?

What are the top 5?


Answer by  Jennifer94 (238)

1. It's ok to feel overwhelmed. 2. Be careful with the umbilical cord. Fold the diaper under in the front. 3. Listen to your Mom and friends that tell you to sleep when the baby is sleeping. 4. Crying is the only way a baby can communicate that she needs something. 5. It's ok to ask for help


Answer by  ljb (159)

They should sleep on their back. Support the baby's head. Don't put loose objects in the crib. Never wake a sleeping baby. Change diapers frequently to avoid diaper rash.


Answer by  brandi10 (816)

The top five things to know on taking care of a new born are: one, remember to position them to sleep on their sides or backs to prevent suffocation; two, keep all items away while sleeping; three, dress them in one layer more than you; four, babies spit up so expect it and five, hold and comfort them to bond.

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