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Bringing home the baby

A newborn baby is adjusting to a world that is very different from the warmth and security of its mother's womb. Newborns need to be loved, fed, and kept clean and warm. There are many new skills parents will have to master.

Your Baby's Health
You need to call your doctor immediately if your baby develops any of these symptoms:

  • Poor feeding
  • Poor coloring
  • Low energy
  • Weak cry
  • Underarm temperature of 38° C or more
  • Unusual fussiness
  • Sleeping more than usual
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Breathing problems
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The life of a baby is dependent to the care and support of the parents. Thus, it needs proper care to raise a baby. - Dony McGuire

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Thanks for the post. We really need to focus on the proper care for newborns. Warmth is the primary concern to prevent the baby from hypothermia and experience muscle waiting. It may lead to death. The signs and symptoms posted are of great help to guide us when to consult and health professional.

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