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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: What is tongue-tie?

Tongue-tie is a minor birth defect in which the piece of skin called the lingual frenulum that connects the tongue to the bottom of the mouth is unusually short and tight.

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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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