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Taking Care of Baby 'Down There'

Newborns don't come with instruction manuals, and it may seem overwhelming to suddenly have to take care of their precious "parts." Here's everything you need to know to confidently take care of your baby "down there."
newborn baby crying The first peek

Following exclamations of "It's a boy!" or "It's a girl!" it's only natural for parents to take a peek at baby's "parts." That first peek down below can be a bit surprising if you're not prepared for what newborn genitalia look like.