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Dressing a newborn

When dressing your newborn, here are a few things to consider, like which clothes to use, how to dress them and making sure the change table is safe.

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Bathing your newborn

Step-by-step infographic on how to give your newborn a bath.

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A day in the life of a newborn

Most babies will start to settle into a daily pattern of sleeping, feeding and playing, whether you follow what your newborn does or establish a simple routine.

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What to expect when you bring your baby home - podcast

Listen to Dianne Zalitis, midwife and Clinical Lead at Pregnancy, Birth and Baby, talk to Feed Play Love with Shevonne Hunt about what to expect when you bring your baby home.

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Newborn baby essentials

Find out some of the essentials for looking after your newborn. Find out when your baby will need to have health checkups and immunisations. There is also lots of information on nappies, giving your baby a bath and teeth development.

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Swaddling your baby

Swaddling or wrapping your newborn baby can help settle them to sleep and reduce awakenings.

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Your baby in the first few days

Find out what you can expect from your newborn, like how often they feed and sleep, as well as other things you need to know.

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Bathing a newborn | Raising Children Network

Bathing a newborn is about safety and comfort. Use warm water in a shallow bath. Make sure everything you need is within reach. A bath every 2-3 days is OK.

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Bathing a newborn: in pictures | Raising Children Network

This picture guide has steps to bathing a newborn. Have everything you need within reach, run a shallow bath with warm water, and always stay with your baby.

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How newborns sleep - Ngala

Sleep is necessary for all of us

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