It’s normal to be excited about taking your baby home and nervous about what'll happen and how you’ll manage. If you’re both doing well, you’ll usually be ready to go home somewhere between 6 and 24 hours after birth.
Going home with your baby
How long you'll stay in hospital after the birth and how to start preparing to go home
Keeping your baby safe
How to keep your baby safe at home and when out and about
What you should and shouldn't do to help your baby sleep safely
Where your baby develops a flatter area at the back of or on one side of their head