Once you have delivered your newborn, discharge to home from a hospital usually will be >24 hours to 3 days postpartum depending on how you delivered and if there were any ongoing medical concerns. You must have a car seat in order to be discharged. Assembling a car seat can be challenging. Which statement below is accurate.
- You can go to your neighborhood fire department station and they will assist you
- The fire departments are no longer trained to help you with the car seat
- The facility you gave birth at will help you assemble the car seat and help you put your baby in the car seat.
- Related to liability and risk factors staff members are not allowed to assist you with the car assembly or putting the newborn in the car seat.
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