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Preparing for your baby’s discharge home

While you have been wishing for the day to have your baby home, it can also feel scary. We want you to be comfortable with all aspects of your baby’s care at home. It is perfectly normal for you to be nervous and anxious about taking your baby home. The best way to prepare is to visit and care for your baby as much as you can during their stay in the neonatal unit.

This section includes information about when your baby is generally considered ready for discharge and what you can do to prepare for their arrival home.