The day of the birth of your son or daughter is quickly approaching and you are looking forward to laying your eyes on him/her. Meanwhile, you want to learn everything that you can about caring for your baby when he/she arrives.
On the other hand, your child is already here and after looking into his/her eye, you are upset with yourself for not reading-up on how to care for him/her.
Well, in either case, many things can be done and will need to be done for the wellbeing of the baby. However, your spouse will also need your help during the pregnancy as well as after the birth of the baby. Therefore, a few things that you can do to help her after the child is born, follows.
Take some time off from your job, or arrange for your vacation around the time that the baby is expected to be born. It will help to put your spouse’s mind at rest, knowing that you will be there to help her.
Newborns are so delicate that parents, especially fathers, are wary of doing any kind of grooming for the baby. While this is understandable, do not shy away from at least changing their soiled nappies. This will help to prevent “mummy” from dropping everything she is doing.
Spend Time with Baby
If your spouse will be or is breastfeeding, she will be a lot more tired than usual, but she will need to take sufficient rest, to heal and to keep healthy. You can take care of the baby for a while, thereby giving her some time to rest.
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