After you have your baby
In most cases you can expect to take your baby home between 6-48 hours following a normal vaginal delivery, or after 3 days following a caesarean birth. Find out more about what to expect after you have your baby - while you’re in hospital, leaving hospital, and support available once you’ve returned home.
Vaccinations, medicines and screening tests for your newborn.
Keeping your baby safe and secure in hospital
When you can expect to take your baby home, what to do before you leave, and support available after you go home.