It’s so strange when our parents morph into grandparents because we've decided to become parents ourselves. Having a baby is powerful and can quickly change the entire family dynamic, which means grandparents can often be the strongest support system for a new mom. A loving set of grandparents can easily improve any post-baby day, especially in those demanding newborn months. So make no mistake, there are more than a few things only the best grandparents do right after their daughter has a baby. Hopefully, your parents-turned-grandparents fall into that category and act accordingly.
I was fortunate enough to have my own parents around when my son was born. He was born sick, so he spent months in the NICU and my parents kept watch whenever I was too exhausted or needed a break. They made sure I drank water and ate meals, because I would often forget. My father built me a rocking chair so I could lull him to sleep when we finally were able to bring him home. My mother did all the laundry for weeks just out of the goodness of her heart. And even before he was born, they helped set up my baby shower along with my sister-in-law, just because that’s the sort of people they are.
That's not all amazing grandparents do, though. Here's a list to get those parents started. After all, I can only imagine how exciting and overwhelming it is to have your baby have a baby of their own: