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The Seven Laws of the Newborn

The Seven Laws of the Newborn

So having had our second baby six months ago I have come to realise that some newborn traits are universal. Our two little ones couldn’t be more different in temperament and yet in those early months they shared many a common habit. I have dubbed these “The 7 Laws of the Newborn”.


First Law: Their favourite place to poo is in a fresh nappy. You think to yourself “Ooh, I wonder if they need a change?” and so you diligently change their little bottom with a coo and give a running commentary on their “bot,...