You can probably list 10 things already that have surprised you about your baby. Perhaps he has red hari instead of blond, or maybe he has fingernails longer than yours. Now that you're home together, you'll be tuned to your personal Baby Channel 24/7. Does he need his diaper changed? Why is he sleeping so much? (Or so little?) Does he really need to eat this often?
Of course your baby's typical day will depend somewhat on his individual personality. However, you'll have an easier time getting through this first tense, joyful, scary week of caring for your baby if you know some basics about an average newborn's day. Read on to learn what to expect.