d. What Your Baby Needs


Newborn babies need to eat and to sleep. They need warmth and comfort. They need to be clean and safe. Babies learn about the world by having their needs met.

These first few days are a time when you, your baby, and your family get to know each other. The following exercise will help you discover your baby's needs and how to meet them. they are met.

You will have to learn new skills to take care of your baby. Some of these skills include: bathing, dressing, diapering, and feeding.

During your stay in the hospital the nurses are there to answer your questions and help you learn to care for your baby.