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What do you wish you knew...

before bringing the new baby home?

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Kelli1012

Asked by Kelli1012 at 8:47 PM on Jan. 15, 2011 in General Parenting

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Answers (6)
  • That I would not be able to sleep very well due to my c-section. I think all together I under estimated the whole procedure.
    Dayija

    Answer by Dayija at 8:52 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • That they grow up before you know it, so savor the small things and don't rush anything.
    amybaby_19

    Answer by amybaby_19 at 9:02 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • How overwhelming the entire process is of bringing home the baby. Nobody tells you that when you get home, even if you have everything under control, that it is super overwhelming. It's not something you can prepare for or really understand before hand. When you bring home that child, regardless of how many children you've cared for before, it is just a rush of emotion and endurance. Crazy.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 9:37 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • That the baby would poop so much. I knew that breastfed babies poop a lot, but I had no idea it was going to be like this!!

    krissyvelazquez

    Answer by krissyvelazquez at 10:08 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • that babies are resilient and that they grow alot faster then you think
    togo90210

    Answer by togo90210 at 10:36 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • how hard it is. the sleepless nights
    stressedoutgran

    Answer by stressedoutgran at 1:41 AM on Jan. 16, 2011

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