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Bringing Baby From Hospital to Home!

Updated: Mar 11, 2022

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You did it, you superhero! You just conquered labor and delivery and have stepped into the wonderful world of motherhood.

The most precious gift you will ever receive is nestled in your arms and you just know life will never be the same again. In fact, you can barely remember what life was like just a few days ago without your little one! Now, you’re repacking those hospital bags to head home as a family. From here on out, your priorities will change. You will be on your toes around the clock, take my word for it. This new chapter is going to be an overwhelming, sometimes frustrating, often challenging, but absolutely the most rewarding period of your life. We’ve put together a checklist to help you smoothly transition from the hospital to home.

Tips to Transition

1. Nurse your baby 30 minutes before leaving the hospital

30 minutes will give you enough time to feed, burp, and change your baby while also keeping them satisfied long enough to last the car ride home.

2. Dress your baby in their 'Going Home' outfit

In our blog Hospital Bag List we recommended packing a special outfit for you and your baby to we