Becoming a dad for the first time dad and newborn quite confident and excited in taking care of the baby, but what can you do to ease the partner in the first weeks?
Becoming a dad will probably become one of the most important events in your life.
When you take a day off to get to know your baby, doing your best is a great way to start living a life as a father. You might want to get some things around the house. However, in the long term, this time is used to initiate a relationship with the child, which has great benefits
But not to mention the lack of sleep, when you often experience the intense emotions that accompany a newborn baby, you may wonder where to start and what to do. You may think that your partner has covered everything, and you may feel uncertain about what you have to do.
In fact, as a father, you will have a significant impact on the life of your child. And this influence begins now. The newborn is ready to come into contact with both parents.
Some Tips For Getting Started.
1. From The Beginning:
Participation in the daily care of the baby-changing, calming, playing, bathing, and changing diapers is the best way to increase your skills and self-confidence. These daily activities also create a lot of 1-on-1 moments with the baby. This is the foundation of a positive relationship. Another advantage is that it is good to take breaks even for the second parent of the baby.
2. Learn Baby Signals:
The baby, through his own actions and body language, sends a “clue” or signal to what is needed. By paying close attention to your baby’s signals, you’ll learn how to work on what your baby needs over time.
3. Touch To Connect:
Physical touch makes the baby feel safe and builds trust and connection with you. This type of newborn link also stimulates the development of the baby’s brain. Try to hug the baby as often as possible. When you hold it on your chest, she can hear your heartbeat.
4. Talk With The Baby As Often As Possible:
Talk while you’re holding the baby or while you’re changing your baby. For example, «let’s change this layer.”It feels good, doesn’t it?”This is a clean and clean layer. Does not cry-it will soon end? To learn and strengthen the relationship with him has the same effect as telling a story, reading a book or singing a song
5. Breastfeeding Support:
Breast milk is the best food for the baby. Support for breastfeeding may become essential while the partner is learning. You can give her practical support-a cup of water, another pillow or whatever she needs. Or, if she has a problem, you can encourage her to ask for help. If you find that the partner is not breastfed, you can reassure her that it is good, and you can consider learning how to feed the baby bottle and breastfeed.
6. Someone’s Here:
This period of time is about you and your baby. If you can make the moment when the baby draws your attention, then you can really move on to your baby. This allows both connections and joins. For example, it’s as simple as dressing the baby and putting his face together.
7. Get The Information You Need.
Whether it’s the first baby or the 3rd baby, all the time there is an opportunity to learn something new. For example, you can search this Web site, talk with other fathers, join a parent group, and find information. And one of the best ways to learn is to spend a lot of time taking care of the baby.
8. Agree Or Ask For Help:
“Can you do that?”If someone says, newborn «yes!”I don’t mind if you say, «what are you doing?”Talk to your partner about when to accept help from family, friends, and colleagues. Or your neighbors. It may be as simple as asking someone to buy milk when you visit.
9. Take Care Of The Relationship:
The event of having a new baby and first time dad period can put extra pressure on the relationship with the partner. When newborn learning to parents, try to keep a positive attitude and support each other. By asking your partner how he is doing, you let him know that you care about him. Negotiating and sharing expectations is a good habit for parents later. From the decision about the arrangement of paid work to the preparation of dinner.
10. Be Careful:
If you are in good spirits, you will be able to take care of the baby and support a partner. With the choice of a healthy lifestyle and as much as possible you can maintain energy with sleep and rest-even if not at night.
Too many fathers focus on their new babies and forget other family members, it is actually normal activity because they become excited, but in the fact, they should give every member his/her enough time and make the balance. So as a new father, it’s hard to balance roles as parents, partners, and (possibly) earners. Suddenly, the more you do, the less time you have to do. These tips will help you learn how to handle it.
First-time dad’s newborns also drive you to forget yourself, but just try to take your time. It’s not just your partner that needs a break. Do not juggle your responsibilities and perform. From time to time, meet friends to watch games or drink a drink. It can be charged with a drive for several hours. It’s good for you…And it’s also good for your partner and your baby.
Many will give you the advice of the new father, it helps you to listen to other new fathers and benefit from their previous experience, but the most important person to listen to after the baby arrives is your partner. Encourage her to tell you what she is feeling and what she needs. She will probably do the same for you. If you know that your teammates support you, things are not so overwhelming.