Parents-to-be, before you come home with your baby, there are some things you ought to know. And I'm not just talking about the fact that you're never going to sleep again, I mean physical things. Things that, if you learn them before the baby arrives, will make your life 1,000 times easier. No one wants to be googling "how to swaddle a baby" when their kid is screaming bloody murder.
Here are 9 things every parent should know before ... becoming a parent.
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Swaddling. It's pretty much essential for your newborn, and you're going to want to know how to do it. So learn beforehand. The Stir has a handy-dany swaddling guide -- with step-by-step photos -- that every parent-to-be should check out.