Preparing for Parenthood

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Preparing for Parenthood

Taking Baby Home

You are probably feeling excited about bringing your new baby home.  You may feel lots of different emotions in the first days, weeks and months of your baby’s arrival.  Sometimes you may feel overwhelmed.  It is normal to feel this way as you and your family get used to the new routine.  Here are some links to websites that give advise to help you in the transition to becoming a parent.

For further information:

  • Information for After Your Baby is Born from Citizens Advice:
  • HSE Caring for your Baby and Caring for your Child 0 – 6 months aims to help you to care for yourself and your child:
  • Information provided by the Citizens Advice Bureau on the Maternity and Infant Care Scheme. The scheme is an agreed programme of care to all expectant mothers who are ordinarily resident in Ireland.