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Your new baby doesn't come with an instruction manual. New mums and dads have a lot of questions in that first 24 hours after bringing baby home. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about those first few hours, first few days and first milestones following the birth of your bundle of joy.

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Thumbnail: A right royal birth

It’s a prince! The newest addition to the royal family, the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, was born at 4.24pm and weighed 8lb 6oz.

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Thumbnail: Making friends as a new mum

After the birth whirlwind has settled and you know one end of your baby from the other you might be thinking about making some mum mates.

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