Tips for New Grandparents

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When shutdowns began in the United States back in March, there were murmurs of the baby boom that would materialize. All that free time for cohabitating couples surely would result in overflowing maternity units come December, the speculation went. In December we saw the first pandemic babies born. And while there are no national statistics, some maternity units in the U.S. have reported a 30% increase in births. Certainly there were new babies created. First time parents. And yes, first time grandparents. So what are some things new grandparents should know?