The weeks may have flown by or you may feel like time has literally stood still. Either way, your baby will soon be making their way into the world and you may be starting to feel some last minute nerves and jitters. To help you feel a little calmer, here are our top tips for enjoying your last few days or weeks before baby arrives:
Make sure you know how to put up, put down, install and adjust your car seat and pushchair. These amazing transportation devices may have seemed easy when you trialled them in the showroom with an eager assistant by your side, but in the cold light of day with a newborn baby by your side, they can have us feeling like we are failing at the first hurdle. Spend an hour working out what goes where and how everything works. That way you’ll be a seasoned professional and will breeze through your first journey together post-birth.
Do you and your partner know the best way to get to the hospital? Do you need to think about different routes depending on the traffic? Planning the best route ahead of time can avoid last-minute arguments when the big day is finally here.