You've given birth - now what?
Having a tiny baby can be a scary experience and the little one is all yours!
After roughly 9 months of waiting, preparing and planning, your baby has arrived! And now - your whole life changes.We asked our Facebook fans
what their first thoughts were when holding their newborn.
Wow... Is she really mine? - Sagree Moodley
My first thought was "Wow!". My second thought was "don't drop her!". - Inge Marcus
She was awesome and beautiful and I couldn't believe she came out of me! Amazing. - Natanja Ditlow
He's much cuter than I expected! - Candice Gibson
This is the most perfect "little thing" I have ever made! - Gillian Niemandt
WOW! She's white. - Siviwe Dwangu
Eeeeeeeeeeeeeek, what do I do now? - Brigitta Ellis-Nel
Oh my word, it's really a person, with pink lips! - Shereen Smit Hartnick
Just absolute BLISS! A moment of pure priceless happiness! - Lisa Empedocles
Never fear, Parent24 is here!
Yes, that new little baby is completely dependant on you but with the right information, support and preparation, you'll be just fine.Take a look at these articles on having a new little person in your life:New baby: surviving the first week
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Your newborn babyNow it's your turn to share. What is it like having a newborn? Comment below!