Those first few weeks after a baby is born are absolutely precious, wonderful, and magical. But I think it's also fair to add the adjectives "overwhelming" and "exhausting" to that list.
How do parents keep on top of everything, particularly those parents who have no family or support systems nearby? Quite frankly, there are lots of things that parents can do to make the adjustment period easier and reduce their workload. Household Help After the Birth of a Baby provides you with several tips on how to have an easier transition.