It’s normal for new dads to struggle with feelings of inadequacy when their babies are born. After all, Mom has a nine-month head start as she carries baby in her belly and might seem like a natural when the baby is born. Rest assured, Dad. There are things you’ll be a natural at, too! With Father’s Day approaching, we wanted to highlight a few of the things that dads do better than moms.
So, you’ve become one of us! – Fist bump! And again! – Hey, Man! Welcome to the club!
Have you had time to let it sink in or are you still reeling from the news? Aw, who am I kidding? You’ll probably still be reeling, somewhat, when it’s time to head to the hospital. And, then… I’ll be honest… Even if we’re sure we’ve studied up, that tiny human being puts a whole new spin on things!
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His body may not distort or tell him he needs to eat some crazy food combo that even you raised an eyebrow at when it first popped in your head, but your partner in this life long venture became a parent at the moment conception occurred, too. Keeping him involved from day one is going to strengthen the unbreakable bond between father and child as sure as the bond between mother and child grows stronger as your baby grows inside you. Here are some some great ways to get daddies to feel fatherly long before the due date and beyond.
Even though you can hardly wait to take your new family home, when it’s actually time to go… It’s more than a bit terrifying, isn’t it? How could anyone in their right mind let you out the door with this tiny human being? It might be a bit late for this tip, so we won’t put it on the list, but if you don’t know it, you should. It’s natural to feel anxious at that moment. Everyone feels that way. Honest! It’s amazing, though, how soon you will find your stride.