Accepting deliveries: Babies, groceries + takeout

Accepting deliveries: Babies, groceries + takeout

As my due date approached and then passed (yup, still pregnant), thoughtful friends and family have reached out to offer their assistance.  They've provided advice to naturally induce labor (from long walks, squats, and spicy foods to the doctor-recommended "romantic evenings"), offered to baby (+ dog) sit, and inquired about stocking our fridge.  While the natural induction techniques haven't proven effective (yet!), I've been so appreciative of the multiple offers to help.  And it got me thinking about what I'd actually value most once baby #2 arrives (I believe the answer is sleep, although I don't think you can offer "sleep" as a gift - c'mon science, catch up!).  Pre-babies, I was absolutely clueless regarding how to simplify life with a newborn, so I compiled a few food-related ideas for those in the same boat.  Here's how to show the new parents you care (because the way to anyone's heart is through their stomach, right?).     

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