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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: Mum and baby's first 24 hours after birth

The first day of your child's life will fly by in a whirl of medical checks and getting started with feeding. Read our survival guide.

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