Going home with a baby who has been sick or born early can be a very anxious as well as exciting time for parents. The neonatal unit will help you prepare by establishing feeding and sleeping routines, and any medications or oxygen supplies that your baby needs. You might also ‘room-in’ with your baby for a few nights on the unit before you leave, so that you have the opportunity to spend the night together. If you have any concerns make sure you discuss these with the neonatal staff, and access support through local or national groups and charities.