Health Tip: Manage Visitors After Bringing Home Baby04/29/13
(HealthDay News) -- Family and friends love to welcome a new
baby home and offer their help. But new parents should establish
rules as they settle into their routines.
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers these guidelines to
help new parents manage visitors:
- Before you come home, create a visitor's schedule, so loved
ones know preferred times to visit.
- Welcome offers to help, but track visitors on your
- Limit the number of guests, and make sure your family is your
- Explain to loved ones that you will welcome more visitors once
the family has had time to adjust.
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