Some ways to get free newborn baby stuff include joining moms groups, subscribing to certain online websites, asking friends or relatives and joining a Freecycling network. Some companies that manufacture baby products may offer free samples to mothers with newborn babies.
One female rabbit is capable of giving birth to between one and 14 baby rabbits, also known as kits or kittens, per litter. However, the average litter size consist of six babies.
Find free baby rabbits by visiting rabbit rescue groups classifieds through online websites or newspapers. Ads for free rabbits or discounted rabbits may also be visible in pet stores or veterinary offices.
The gestation period for rabbits is 29-35 days with 1-12 babies per litter; birthing can occur in as little as 10 minutes per litter. The short birthing cycle means a female rabbit can give birth to a new litter before she is finished weaning the previous litter.
A newborn baby has approximately 1 cup of blood in its entire body. The average adult has between 10 and 12 pints of blood in their body.
A newborn baby has about 270 to 350 bones in her body. As the baby grows, some of the bones, such as those in the skull, fuse together. This is why, after people grow into adults, they only have 206 bones in their bodies.
Rabbits do not eat their babies, according to the House Rabbit Society. After birthing baby bunnies, a mother rabbit eats the afterbirth because it is rich in nutrients, and this discourages predators from finding the nest.
Newborn baby wishes generally revolve around congratulating and encouraging the couple, so a simple "congratulations" will work. Words of encouragement are also acceptable.
After the birth of a newborn baby, the baby needs to be kept warm and dry, Baby Center claims. This is because newborns do not have effective temperature control. Doctors cut the umbilical cord after the mother gives birth.
Baby bunnies require a nest area that can be made using clean towels and a box. A folded towel on bottom with one bunched on top, gives the bunny a place to snuggle. Partially cover the box with a soft towel, leaving space so the bunny can breathe.