There must be thousands of books out there telling you how to take care of your new little one. Let me save you the time it takes to look for the right book and the money you’re going to spend on it.
Be prepared – physically AND mentally – to not get much sleep for the next 3-6 months.
The baby will cry when he/she is tired, hungry, wet or dirty.
If the baby is tired, put her to sleep.
If the baby is hungry, feed her.
If the baby is wet or dirty, change her.