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Here is what I was told.....first rule of child birth


no two babies or baby experiences are the same.....every piece of information and advice you get, consider it but it doesn't mean you should do it or reject it.....

Also some other advice that seems to be consistent across the boards...

2. Don't stock up on newborn clothes. you never know what size your new born will be.

3. Don't stock up on bottles - your kid may not like the one you have and you will have to go through 4-5 different brands/models before they settle on one.

4. Don't stock up on diapers - similar to #1 plus he/she might develop a rash with one brand over another.

5. Find out what your wife has craved and make sure its at the hospital post birth. Mine wants an Italian sub with all the fixins from her favorite sub shop.....

6. Your wife should try and get her hair cut and eyebrows waxed (if she does that) a little prior to the due date. You don't want her complaining about that stuff during the birth and after the birth.

7. Don't let anyone know when the baby is born. Start out small and let immediate family know and then the next day let it get to other family members and then when you get home, let friends know. You will get a mad rush to the hospital at the same time if you let everyone know the news at the same time....

8. Please don't post on social media as your 1st announcement....

9. If you spend the night at the hospital, please bring shorts and T shirt....the nurses don't need to you shirtless in underwear wandering the halls at night (neither do the other ladies in labor)


And there is some good advice on this thread from other posters to read......

(In response to this post by Matoaca HooFan)

Posted: 11/14/2017 at 2:30PM



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