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Avoid the five most common mistakes parents make with newborns
By Sophie Goldstein,  Newser User
Posted Sep 12, 2007 10:27 AM CDT
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(Newser) – Babies don't come with manuals, so it's hard to get everything right. CNN asked pediatricians to spill: What are the most common mistakes new parents make? Their responses:

  1. Letting your newborn sleep through the night.

  1. Locking your baby's feeding time to a schedule.
  2. Taking your baby to crowded places.
  3. Staying cooped up inside.
  4. Not trusting your instincts.