1. Start small.
There’s nothing wrong with hitting the park or the bookstore around the corner and heading straight home again.
2. Pack plenty.
Bring along a few more diapers than you think you’ll need —just for your own peace of mind.
3. Take your time.
Everything takes longer with a baby. Be prepared to stop frequently for feedings, changes or a comforting snuggle.
4. Stay flexible.
Put zero pressure on this first trip out. Don’t commit to meeting someone at a certain time or picking up groceries for dinner that night. That way you can push it back if naptime runs late or your