Are you a New Dad ? – Special Tips for New Dads : Parenting and being 1st time dad can be challenging for new fathers, it can also be uniquely rewarding.
Keeping or Adjusting Priorities
Mothers occasionally need to redo their priorities list, fathers now have a similar golden opportunity to show more of their nurturing side by caring for New Mom, the baby, and possibly other siblings (if any). Here in India, fathers don’t have the option of paternity leave from work, those who do or your plan your leaves accordingly and take advantage of it may find it priceless. If Mom is universe to baby then Dad was only an afterthought, Dad may suddenly be more “cool” once a new-born comes home.
Yes, it is not easy but certainly very important to adjust your p priorities (at home and at work) and “rising to the occasion,” Dad need to strengthen the already strong bond with Mom as well as with the new child. And it can be done by working as a team, parenting couples may be amazed at how well they can adapt to their new, stressful and most cheerful circumstances. Parenting is stressful but if you start enjoying your responsbilties as parents it will be give you inner peace when you see how beautiful your kid is growing with taking care of all needs.
Parenting is a teamwork, most of the time Mom full fill major of responsibilities but being a new Dad balancing the seemingly constant demands of the baby, the needs of other children, and the household chores is not always easy. After a long stressful day, sometimes Nights spent feeding, diapering, and walking the floor with a crying baby can quickly take their toll in fatigue for both parents. The best couples or parents working as a team to relieve each other for naps, for exercise, and for “downtime,” couples might find that even though they share short “quality time” together, they may actually feel closer than ever. Yes, Sometimes there may be conflict and jealous feelings and these are normal, and thankfully, temporary. As the time passes life soon settles into a fairly regular routine that will once again give you some time to yourselves and restore your personal life and social activities to normal.
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Meanwhile, Don’t miss the golden opportunity – make an effort for just the two of you to spend some time together each day enjoying each other’s company while the baby is sleeping or somebody else is caring for her. Don’t forget, you’re entitled to hug, hold, cuddle, and kiss each other as well as the baby.
Playing with Baby
Very important – because you will be relived from all stress which you are caring from work to home. Your baby smile will give you relive, playing with baby is stress buster. Try to involve as possible in caring for and playing with the new baby. When you spend this extra time with your child, you’ll get just as emotionally attached to your baby.
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It is been observed that moms and dads play with babies in different ways. Generally, fathers play to arouse and excite their babies, and mothers generally concentrate on stimulation i.e. rocking, interactive games, singing, and soothing activities. And From the baby’s viewpoint, baby enjoys both play styles and equally valuable and complement each other beautifully, playing is another reason and it’s so important to have both of Dad and Mom involved in the care of the baby.