Sunnats when a child is born

8. Anyone may partake of the Aqeeqah animal, though they are one’s family members such as the grandparents. (Behishti Zewar pg.43 vol.3)

 9. Dry dates should be given to a pious person to chew and then it should be applied in the mouth of the baby, or the baby should be made to suck it. The pious person should also be requested to make Dua. (Bukhari vol.2 pg.820)